NYC street renamed after hero NYPD detective and crusader for 9/11 survivors Barbara Taylor-Burnette

NYPD Detective Barbara Taylor-Burnette, 58, who lobbied Congress for funds for those affected by 9/11 illnesses while sick herself, has been honored with the naming of a Brooklyn street, reports Thomas Tracy in the New York Daily News.

The corner of Scholes and Humboldt Streets will now be called “Detective Barbara Taylor-Burnette Place.”

The detective died in December 2021 from World Trade Center-related lung cancer and interstitial lung disease.

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