Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Long Island Teens Turn 9/11 Grief into Positivity & Empowerment

Daniela Weinstein Long Island Press  Juliette Scauso transformed her bereavement into empowerment following a retreat with 60 young adults brought together in the most heartbreaking of ways—all lost a family member to an act of terrorism. Project Common Bond, as the symposium that includes young adults from around the world is called, was organized by Manhasset-based nonprofit Tuesday’s […]

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Number of Ground Zero responders with 9/11-linked cancers hits 3,700

Susan Edelman New York Post The rising toll of Ground Zero responders and others afflicted with 9/11-linked cancers has hit 3,700. The staggering tally of those suffering cancers certified by the feds as 9/11-related includes FDNY members (1,100), cops and other Ground Zero responders (2,134), and survivors such as downtown workers and residents (467). Many have […]

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The High-Level Scheming Behind Philippe Petit’s Twin Towers Tightrope Walk

Jennifer Latson Time Whether you take Philippe Petit’s tightrope walk between the Twin Towers as art, daredevilry, or madness, it’s hard to deny the awe it inspired. The French stuntman’s larger-than-life story has already made it to the big screen once, in the Oscar-winning 2008 documentary Man on Wire. This fall it will appear in dramatized form […]

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