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Tremont native becomes ‘father figure’ via Tuesday’s Children, teaches patience and compassion to FDNY 9/11 child

Through Tuesday’s Children, Brian Harrison, a man with no children, has mentored Bradley Walz, 23, since 2007, attending his ball games, bar mitzvah, and other special events, as well as spending time together generally. Walz lost his father, FF Jeffrey Walz, in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Harrison told Jason Cohen of the […]

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He was a 9/11 first responder. Now, Bryan Stern’s rescuing Ukrainians from war

Army & Navy combat veteran Bryan Stern, who worked during the World Trade Center recovery efforts, is now saving Ukrainian refugees. “This is a humanitarian crisis on the scale of a natural disaster. This looks like Haiti after the earthquake,” he told Danielle Campoamor of Today . “Why do I do it? It’s kind of […]

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A mom’s long wait for justice for Boston Marathon bombings

Liz Norden, whose two sons, Paul and J.P., each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, spoke with Joe Dwinell of the Boston Herald about the Supreme Court’s decision this week to reinstate the death penalty to the surviving bomber. She told him, “I’ve been waiting for justice for so long, so for me […]

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