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9/11 survivor ‘Dust Lady’ faces a new demon: stomach cancer

Marcy Borders, the woman known as the "Dust Lady" from the iconic photo snapped of her, covered in dust, shortly after she escaped from the Twin Towers, wears the wig she received from the Mo' Hair Foundation, after losing her hair from chemotherapy for stomach cancer. Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal

By Jonathan Lin The Jersey Journal September 11. Depression. Alcohol. Drugs. And now stomach cancer. That’s the latest challenge facing Marcy Borders, the woman known by most as the “Dust Lady” from the iconic photo taken of her, distraught and covered in dust, shortly after she escaped from the Twin Towers. After her traumatic experience, […]

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The World Trade Center’s uplifting salute to vets

Sea Cadet Connor McDonald participates in the unfurling of an American Flag at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo: Reuters

By Bruce Golding New York Post Naval Sea Cadets unfurled a giant American flag at the 9/11 memorial plaza during a Sunday ceremony honoring military families in advance of Veterans Day on Tuesday. The observance with Old Glory was part of a five-day tribute to US forces to be held at Ground Zero, where a […]

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Flight 93 centers to open in 2015

By Joe Napsha Trib Live News The National Park Service and the Friends of the Flight 93 National Memorial are focused on completing a visitors [sic] center and a learning center, both estimated to cost a total of more than $20 million, at the Somerset County crash site of Flight 93 during the terrorist attacks […]

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