Category Archives: Health Issues

Community honors retired paramedic Mark Harris, who died from cancer related to 9/11

Family and friends of Mark Harris, a former New York City paramedic who died recently at the age of 54 of a rare World Trade Center-related cancer, gathered in Palm Beach County to remember him, writes Alanna Quillen of WPTV. Harris told his story of the day of the attacks to a reporter on a recent anniversary […]

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Comey & FBI agents add 9/11 fallen to National Memorial

Six FBI names have been added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington. The names belonged to FBI agents who have died of September 11th-related illnesses, reports Mike Valerio for WUSA. Four fallen agents from the FBI Washington field office responded to the Pentagon, and their names are now on the memorial walls. […]

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40 names added to New York Police Memorial Wall – 38 died of site-related illnesses

The NYPD honored 40 fallen police officers and added their names  to the New York Police Memorial Wall in Albany. Thirty-eight of the officers died from illnesses associated with their recovery work in the aftermath of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. The other two officers were killed in the line of duty last year — […]

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