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9/11 still killing as retired cop and firefighter die of cancers

Retired FDNY Firefighter William Gormley, 53 (left) and retired NYPD Detective William Kinane, 60 (right) died of World Trade Center-related illnesses within a day of one another, writes Thomas Tracy in the New York Daily News. Both men were scheduled to use the same funeral home, but FF Gormley’s family was asked to move to a different […]

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Postcards Memorial now also honors recovery workers who died of 9/11 illnesses

The names of 66 police officers, firefighters, EMS personnel and recovery workers from Staten Island have now been carved in marble next to the Postcards 9/11 Memorial reports Amanda Farinacci of NY1. A memorial ceremony for the recovery workers who died from illnesses contracted from toxins at the site of the former World Trade Center will be held every […]

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Gander to receive international humanitarian award for 9/11 response

The Town of Gander will be the 2018 recipient of the Rescuer of Humanity award, reports Adam Randell of the Gander Beacon. The award is given by the Values-in-Action Foundation, to honor individuals who are committed to improving humanity. Other recipients include Doctors Without Borders, Rosa Parks, President Jimmy Carter, King Hussein I of Jordan, and Paul Rusesabagina. The […]

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