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Boston Marathon Runners Meet with City Firefighters at 9/11 Museum

NY1 News A group of Boston Marathon runners met up with city firefighters Friday at the September 11th Museum in a show of solidarity between victims of terrorist attacks. The gathering was held in the honor of two Boston firefighters who died in the line of duty last month. The runners who participated said they […]

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Heartfelt Welcome Greets 9/11 First Responders after 1,400-Mile Journey to the Navy SEAL Museum

By Lauren Hills CBS 12 News  To see a video, please click here. FT PIERCE, Fla. — Between hugs and handshakes, New York City firefighter Louis Strandberg could hardly get a moment to himself. “It’s hard to put into words.”

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Americanism Award presented to 9/11 survivor Don Bacso

Don Bacso, fourth from left, receives American Legion Post 369's Americanism Award from, from left, Ernest Komasinski, Martin Dzieglowicz, Bob Newman, Ed Trice, and Stanley Nalewski. Provided by Joanne Kuss

Staff NWI Times American Legion Post 369 in East Chicago recently awarded Don Bacso, a 9/11 survivor, its Americanism Award for 2014. On September 11, 2001 Bacso was working as a computer consultant in the World Trade Center’s twin towers. He was supposed to be in New York for one week, having arrived September 10. […]

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