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9/11 children: scientists find toxins in their baby teeth

A pilot study made by doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital has found abnormal levels of lead and tin in the baby teeth of children living near the World Trade Center at the time of the terrorist attacks, reports Leah McGrath Goodman in Newsweek. These neurotoxins can affect the entire nervous system in a frightening variety of ways. […]

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Here’s how a 9/11 widow brought her family back from the brink

MaryEllen Salamone was widowed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Her children were 6, 4, and 2 at the time of the attacks. She spoke with Darla Mercado of CNBC about handling finances after losing her husband.

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Looking back 2002: the day they put the ‘Sphere’ back together again

The beloved sculpture the Sphere, that once stood in Austen Tobin Plaza between the towers of the World Trade Center, is near its former home again. Carl Glassman of the Tribeca Trib revisits an article from April 2002 about putting the Sphere back together after the attacks.

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