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Deputy U.S. marshal dies of 9/11-linked cancer

Jane Lerner Lower Hudson Journal News Zacarias Toro, a deputy U.S. marshal who lived in Nanuet, died of cancer at his home Sunday, nearly 14 years after he was exposed to toxic smoke at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Toro, 50, died just a week after he was awarded the U.S. Marshals […]

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9/11 survivor Ben Kaminow shares how he overcame his fear of flying

Avinash Ramsadeen Fox News For people with a fear of flying, traveling by plane isn’t just long lines and baggage fees. It’s a debilitating phobia that causes panic and, in some cases, forces people to avoid flying all together. Studies suggest as many as 2 to 10 percent of people have a phobia of flying […]

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Former tenant and survivor of WTC makes triumphant return to site

Katherine Clarke New York Daily News He’s been to hell — and now he’s back. A former World Trade Center tenant whose life and business was left in ruins after 9/11 is returning to the site, 14 years after fleeing for his life. Greg Carafello, who ran a small color printing business out of the […]

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