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9/11 first responder in NC worries about toxic exposures: ‘You’re a ticking time bomb’

Retired NYPD detective Chuck McLiverty now lives in North Carolina. He talked to reporter Ben Smart of WECT about health problems he and other relocated recovery workers are facing. While his health problems are currently minor compared to many others, he knows that may not always be the case. “You don’t know every time you go […]

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Honoring fallen 9/11 hero, Lt. Mario Bastidas, FDNY Paramedic

On what would have been his 28th wedding anniversary, Lt. Mario Bastidas was honored by a street co-naming at the site of his first marital home, 73rd Place between 57th Avenue and the Queens Midtown Expressway in Maspeth. His widow, Penelope Bastidas, attended, reports the Queens Chronicle. Lt. Bastidas, an FDNY paramedic died of World Trade Center-related illness […]

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Push to find organ donors for those sickened at ground zero after 9/11 attacks

Among the thousands of people sickened by their work at the World Trade Center recovery operation or by their proximity to the site of the attacks are many who need organs, reports WABC’s Eyewitness News. Along with a host of illnesses such as thyroid, prostate, and blood cancers, kidney cancer is now afflicting many people affected […]

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