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Pentagon survivor raises cancer funds with 24-hour bike ride

On September 11, 2001, Rafael Matos was inside the Pentagon when hijackers flew American Airlines Flight 77 into the E ring of the building, reports Andrew Michaels in the Howard County Times. This month, Matos will ride his bicycle 160 miles in 24 continuous hours to raise funds for cancer patients. The “24 Hours of Booty” ride will […]

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Philadelphia, New York Police Departments play baseball for good cause

Baseball teams from the NYPD and the Philadelphia PD played a game in Philadelphia to raise funds for the Philadelphia Order of Police Survivors Fund, reported WTXF. Philly won the game 7-3.

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Retired Army Corporal who lost his legs in war gets new smart home from Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Double amputee, Silver Star recipient and retired Army Corporal David Bixler received a “smart” house in his hometown of Waldorf, Maryland from the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation this week reported Amy Aubert of ABC7. The house has an elevator and can be entirely run from an iPad that Bixler can use from a wheelchair. […]

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