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9/11′s forgotten first responders

By JENNIFER MURPHY | September 8, 2021 When the second tower collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001, paramedic Gary Smiley got knocked down by the blast, blown under an ambulance, and buried by an avalanche of dust. “I remember […]

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Cancer, Chronic Illnesses Are Rising Among 9/11 First Responders—But Their Retirement Claims Keep Getting Denied

By Andy Mai | September 10, 2021 September 11th and NYPD: The LegacyIn this 20th anniversary series, WNYC/Gothamist is exploring how the September 11th attacks fundamentally changed the NYPD, its approach to policing and the […]

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9/11 in their own words: 20 years later, seven people reflect on what they remember from the attacks

President Barzilay is the lead story among seven people who shared their stories from that day. By Breanna Robinson | September 12, 2021 On September 11, 2001, hijackers from Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda terror network rammed four […]

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Six Months to register WTC claims

Today is an important day. We are exactly six months away from the deadline for hundreds, if not thousands of families to register claims for their loved ones who died of WTC-related illnesses. That means […]