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This miracle man survived 9/11 and the Hoboken train crash

The story of Tahir Qureshi is told by Jennifer Bain and Stephanie Pagones in the NY Post this week Qureshi survived both Thursday’s train crash in Hoboken and the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He suffered minor injuries on Thursday and on September 11, while he was at the Towers as […]

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New York state extends deadline for September 11 health claims

The deadline for World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers to file claims for the many illnesses stemming  from their work at the site after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is now September 11, 2018. The opportunity to file ended two years ago, leaving those recently diagnosed with World Trade Center-related illness stranded, writes Michael Virtanen […]

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9/11 firefighter saves Queens neighbor 15 years to the day after attacks

Firefighter Brian Finley, who arrived at the World Trade Center site as the second tower was collapsing and spent months at the site, saved his neighbor’s life exactly 15 years later, reported Stephen Rex Brown, New York Daily News. Finlay had just finished a tour with Ladder Co. 164 when he heard his neighbors screaming and ran to […]

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