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Three retired FDNY members die of September 11th-related cancers within hours of each other

By Thomas Tracy, Bill Hutchinson New York Daily News In a heartbreaking reminder that the September 11 attacks are still claiming lives, three retired FDNY firefighters died on the same day from cancer contracted at Ground Zero. Retired Lt. Howard (Howie) Bischoff and retired firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund all died on Monday after suffering the […]

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Three FDNY World Trade Center cancer deaths today

Three FDNY recovery workers have died today of site-related cancer. Details about services for Lt. Howard Bischoff, Firefighter Dan Heglund and Firefighter Robert Leaver will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Pentagon survivor shares 9/11 experience, promotes preparedness

Retired Lt. Col. Robert Grunewald Photo - Teodora Mocanu

By Beth Reece Belvoir Eagle The scars are just one of several reminders that take retired Lt. Col. Robert Grunewald back to September 11, 2001. “Whether I meet someone who was there, see a picture that takes me back or receive an email from a 9/11 foundational group, it never goes away. Sure, my memory […]

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