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USS Arizona survivor rejoins shipmates, interred aboard ship

Raymond Haerry, who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor at the age of 19 and who died last year now lies with his fallen shipmates underwater aboard the downed USS Arizona, reports Jennifer McDermott in the Associated Press. Haerry did not revisit Pearl Harbor in life, but recently told his family he’d like to be buried with the crew. When […]

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A pioneering pilot, a Broadway show and a life-changing bond

Beverley Bass, a retired American Airlines pilot, and Jenn Colella, the actress who plays her in the new musical Come from Away have formed a bond through the play, reports Michael Paulson in the New York Times. Ms. Bass has watched the show 61 times now. She was the first female captain at American Airlines, and led an all-female flight […]

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9/11 first responder says he’s been denied entry to building with service dog twice in 2 weeks

Jamie Hazan says he has been denied entry to NYC’s Verizon Building twice in two weeks because of his service dog. Hazan, a volunteer EMT with site-related PTSD, (the article did not specify which agency he worked with) argued with security guards about his dog’s exclusion. Police were called by building security over the disagreement, reported […]

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