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Growing Up in the Shadow of 9/11: Revisited

By Kimberly Tan Below is an article I published in The Huffington Post two years ago on the 11th anniversary of 9/11. Today, the United States pauses to commemorate the 11-year anniversary of one of the deadliest attacks on U.S. soil. With tragic memories of the over 3,000 innocent lives lost and a raging war […]

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Father of James Zadroga — First Cop Whose Death was Tied to Working Ground Zero — Pushes Congress to Renew 9/11 Care Act

NY Daily News – September 09, 2014 by Jennifer Fermino The father of James Zadroga — the first cop whose death was attributed to working at Ground Zero after 9/11 — pressed Congress on Monday to reauthorize the law that funds treatment for first responders. “These people are really sick,” said Joseph Zadroga, urging renewal […]

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The 13th Anniversary of September 11th

  The FDNY will host or participate in a number of commemorative ceremonies to honor the 343 members lost by the Department on September 11, 2001. At the National September 11th Memorial Plaza at the WTC Site On Thursday, September 11, 2014, the City will commemorate the 13th anniversary of the attacks on the World […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Mayor de Blasio Ditches NASA’s Contract for Overhaul of 911 System after Costs Skyrocketed

NY Daily News – September 05, 2014 by Juan Gonzalez Mayor de Blasio is grounding NASA Consultants from the space agency were hired two years ago by de Blasio’s predecessor, Michael Bloomberg, to solve mounting technical problems with the city’s $2 billion overhaul of its 911 system. But now our new mayor is scrubbing NASA’s […]

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