Category Archives: Families in the News

Always the Captain: Consistency, winning – and a special fan – part of Derek Jeter’s legacy

Brielle Saracini & Derek Jeter

By Wayne Coffey New York Daily News More than just about anything in life, Brielle Saracini wanted to be at Derek Jeter Day. After all that he has done — very quietly — for her and her family over these last 13 years, how could she miss his day? As soon as the date was confirmed, […]

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Volunteers spruce up DC firehouse on 9/11 Day of Service

By Alexandra Limon Fox 5 WASHINGTON – In less than a week, the U.S. will again mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Many are planning a day of service to honor the victims who died, including some here in D.C., who spent their Saturday sprucing up a fire station. Volunteers including students and […]

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Bracelet honoring 9/11 firefighter found 10 years after it was lost

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By Laura Italiano New York Post A simple metal bracelet, lost and then found on a Long Island beach, has united two families recovering from the deaths of their firefighter loved ones. Ten years ago, the memorial bracelet, inscribed with the name of a fallen 9/11 firefighter, slipped off the wrist of the hero’s young […]

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