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Cornell dedicates memorial to alumni lost on 9/11

On October 28, 2016, Cornell University dedicated a memorial on campus to their 21 alumni who were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Nineteen of the 21 were killed in the World Trade Center, two were aboard United Flight 93, reports Daniel Aloi in the Cornell Chronicle. The memorial is in the Anabel Taylor […]

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New U.S. Coast Guard building dedicated to fallen FDNY Firefighter Jeff Palazzo

The US Coast Guard Station New York dedicated a new building, MK1 Jeff Palazzo Hall, in honor of Firefighter and Coast Guard veteran Jeff Palazzo on October 21, 2016. His family, including his two daughters, Nicole and Samantha, attended the dedication. Nicole was 4 and Samantha only 11 months old when Palazzo was killed in […]

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Daughter of FDNY Lieutenant killed in 9/11 attacks surprised by dream college during speech

Daniella Giammona, who lost her father, FDNY Lieutenant Vincent Giammona, in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was speaking at the annual gala for Answer the Call, the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund, when she discovered she was accepted to her top-choice college, reported Inside Edition. A representative from Quinnipiac University told […]

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