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Mets visit families of police slain on 9/11

Jacob deGrom, John Franco (from left) and Daniel Murphy (far right) visit with the family of James Leahy, a member of the 6th precinct in the towers who was killed on September 11, 2001.Photo: Courtesy of NY Mets

By Zach Braziller New York Post Thirteen years ago, the Mets led the charge in helping New York City recover from the World Trade Center attacks. They haven’t forgotten about that tragic day. Jacob deGrom, Daniel Murphy and former Mets closer John Franco spent the day Thursday at 1 Police Plaza, meeting with the families […]

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9/11 survivor recalls the horror

By Carlos E. Medina Ocala Star Banner Valecia Parker was sitting in her cubicle in the Pentagon 13 years ago when she thought an earthquake had hit. That was the last thing she remembers from the day American Airlines Flight 77 was crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Her memories don’t start again […]

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High Point survivor helps dedicate new 9/11 memorial

Jimmy Tomlin, High Point Enterprise KERNERSVILLE —Roscoe “Tad” Tadlock, who survived the deadly terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, stood near another survivor Thursday morning — a rusty steel beam salvaged from the ruins of the World Trade Center’s South Tower in New York City. Thirteen years ago, the High Point businessman had been on […]

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