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How to Fly the American Flag
Displaying an American flag on your house should hang from a staff that angles out from the front wall, a windowsill, or balcony. It's a good idea to screw a bracket made for holding a flagstaff to the trim. Fasten it securely so it won't become soiled or damaged. Do not allow the flag to touch the ground, floor, water, or anything else beneath it. It's also appropriate to hang the flag from a horizontal staff.
Whether the flag hangs from an angled or horizontal staff, be sure the union or canton (the rectangle with the stars) is at the peak. (Hanging the flag with the union down signals extreme distress.) When our President declares the flag to be flown at half-staff, it is acceptable to hang the flag from a horizontal staff with the union down, though your neighbors may not understand why you're doing this.
When the flag is displayed either horizontally or vertically against a wall, the union should be at the top and to your left. When displayed in a window, the flag should be hung so that the union is on the left when you see it from the street.
The American flag is meant to be a flag; don't use it for any other purpose. For example, don't use it as drapery, ceiling decoration, or as a bed spread. And never use it as a receptacle for carrying or holding anything.
Though it is customary to fly the flag from sunrise to sunset, the U.S. Code says that "when a patriotic effect is desired," you can display it around the clock. If you do, you should illuminate it with a light.
If you display the American flag next to other flags or pennants, place it on the right side of a single flag or at the center of a group and slightly higher than the other flags. If an American flag is on the same staff as other flags, it should always be at the top. The gist is that other flags should not be in positions of greater prominence or honor.
When displayed from a car, the flagstaff should be fixed or clamped firmly to the vehicle, ideally on the right side. The flag should not be draped over the hood, top, sides, or back. The same holds true for a flag displayed on a float in a parade. Don't carry the flag flat or horizontally. And, because it is not meant to be apparel, do not wear a United States flag. If you wear a lapel flag, pin it on the left side, near your heart.
Why bother with flag etiquette when you're excited about flying the Stars and Stripes? I figure that, for more than two hundred years, our country's military, firefighters, police, and other service personnel have practiced these measures faithfully, treating our flag with the highest esteem. This is one way we can meet the high standard they have set.
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani lead the reading of the names of those killed at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2002. A ceremony that marked the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks. 

The ceremony also celebrated and honored America's Resolve & Strength that was displayed on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, as well as the days, weeks and months that followed.
                   September 11,2001

Time stood still that tragic morning "The World Trade Center has been struck by a plane" the reporters echoed over and over again "Our country is under attack" exclaimed President Bush.

There was an eerie silence in the sky as all planes had been grounded Thousands of lives lost...Brave Firemen, Paramedics, and Police Officers had given up their Lives for the safety of many.

God be with us and give us strength to get through the war we are waging against Terrorist...

We Pray for support for all the victims and families that grieve
We Will Never Forget!
We Will Never Forgive!
       Safely Home

If I should leave this world Without so much as a warning, And not whisper a fond farewell, Grieve not for one more message From the lips that God has stilled. But just remember me with love And prayers for my soul's journey To that fair land beyond life's tears For I have believed with all my heart In it's existence, and I know that God is good, for he has come to me Through the life of Him whose very Garment I have sought to touch.

It may be lonely, and I hope you miss me Just a little, because I have loved so deeply Forgive me if I have hurt you And remember me for what I longed to be. Have faith that I am nearer than Your dreams and fondest longings. For the God of love shall keep all Kindered spirits close together. Through the misty vale between This world and that to come Keeps us from each other's sight. For a few precious moments. Whisper softly that you love me And it shall linger on within my soul. Until you come, Say not good-bye For on some bright tomorrow, We Shall Meet Again
Tuesday Morning September 11, 2001 at 8:30 am minutes before Terror would strike

A Hero is the person who comes to your aid day or night. No matter the circumstances Hero's are always there. They briefly put aside concern for their own safety and focus on the situation at hand.

Hero's do not discriminate against age, sex, race or origin, Hero's who care deeply.  Hero's are thee forever diligent to your needs, awaiting your call for help.

They do so without selfishness or hesitation. They never ask for anything in return and most always hide from recognition they so much deserve. You may know of one of these Hero's for they may live next door, down the street or across town.

They are in every city of every state awaiting the cry for help. Some say it's their duty, but in fact it is their will. Some may fall to their actions, but do so knowing what can happen, but that doesn't deter a Hero for they care.

If you should ever be lucky enough to meet one of these Hero's in your lifetime or receive their aid be sure to put your arm around them and tell them your glad their there. For that is all the they desire.

Americas Hero's are there for you, me and everyone no matter what and they give so much of their lives to be those Hero's and do everything they can and more.

One might ask who are these brave people we call America's Hero's?  The answer=The Men and Women of EMS 
Terrorist have shown the cowards that they are; Our Men & Women of the Military have taken the fight to them, even as the Terrorist have try to hide they hide on borrowed time. 

Terrorist are weak and are Cowards as seen in the fight that they created.  As The U.S. and British Troops have shown the world that Osama Bin Laden was a coward as he was found and killed in his last hiding place by U.S. Seal Team 6.
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It was late one Tuesday evening,
Before a mother could sit down,
To tell her only child about
The terror that hit downtown.

She looked into the eyes of her son
God, she loved him so,
She felt her heart begin to break
And the hurt begin to show.

She gathered all her strength and courage, as her story she began to tell.
"Baby don't cry, but I'm afraid daddy
Might be under a building that fell."

The boy looked back at his mother,
His eyes made not one blink.
And the mother's tears began to fall.
What would her baby think?

You see, his dad is a firefighter,
And his hero from the day of his birth.
He loved his dad more than anything else That could ever inherit this earth.

The mother's head began to drop,
Her forehead resting on palm.
She thought her son would be upset.
Instead, he was very calm.

The boy leaned over towards his mom,
And put his hand upon her head.
In her ear he began to whisper,
And this is what he said:

"Mommy please don't cry,
I knew daddy wasn't coming home.
I talked to him just a while ago,
But it wasn't on the phone.
He told me that he loved me,
And he promised we'd meet again.
He told of his new home,
And the job he was to begin."

"God is building an army,
And there are many angels needed.
That, is where daddy and the others went.
They weren't all defeated."

It was then, the mother lifted her head.
The tears streamed down her face.
And she could feel her husband's presence,
As it filled her heart with grace.

It was then she knew her son was right.
He was in God's great army now.
She also knew her son was safe,
That he'd be kept from harm somehow.

So, evil-doers of the world beware.
An army is on the way.
Bolstered by new angels,
Who left the towers that day..

Their commander has never been beaten.
His power has never been matched,
And if evil thinks He was almighty before......
Well, the surface has just been scratched!

GOD BLESS AMERICA !!!!! and may
GOD bless you!!!
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  REFLECTIONS OF 9-11-2001
Total number of Emergency Medical Service injuries at the World Trade Center:
116 Total
FDNY-EMS injured: 65
Total voluntary EMS and private ambulance workers Injured: 51

The number of Emergency Medical Service workers who Died 42

Total for FDNY- EMS: 2

Total Volunteer & Other EMS workers: 30

Total Private ambulance workers: 2

Total EMS Deaths Post 9-11: 9 As of 08-08-2016
This Page was Last Updated On: August 8, 2016
September 11 2001 remembering the Men Women & Children Who lost their lives 15 years ago Sept 11, 2015
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LOST ON 9-11-01 With it's entire Brave Crew (RES1CUE)
On the morning of September 11, 2001, as terrorist took control of four planes crashing one into the Pentagon, another over taken by the planes passengers that ended the terror waged against America and her citizens.  The first two attacks waged by the terrorist first struck the World Trade Centers Tower, minutes later a second plane took cold callous aim and struck the second tower.

On Tuesday September 11, 2001, hundreds of EMT’s, Paramedics, Firefighters, NYPD and Port Authority Officers descended upon the scene evacuating, treating, rescuing and ascending stairs to reach those cut off from escape routes.  As of 11:00 am the twin World Trade Center Tower had collapsed killing thousands that included Civilians, Passengers Flight Crews, as well as the EMT’s Paramedics, Firefighters Police officers from NYPD and Port Authority Officers. 

The deaths from 09-11-2001, did not end that day, Today EMT’s, Paramedics, Firefighters Police and Port Authority Officers, along with many construction workers who worked feverishly to bring home the lost are today suffering severe respiratory pulmonary disease.  On June 23, 2005, EMT Timothy Keller, died from chronic asthma and sinusitis, at his funeral two fellow medics had to leave the church and climb into the back of an ambulance to hunch over a plastic tube in the back of an ambulance outside St. James Church to deliver albuterol necessary to open up their seizing airways.

EMT Timothy Keller is dead and many post 9-11-2001, are now wondering when they will be next.  EMT Keller died and never received on damn dime to help with medical expenses incurred, unable to work his left on disability receiving one damn check prior to his death for $347.00; the city of New York along with Social Security denied Keller benefits.  America needs to remember for these men and women September 11, 2001, continues take additional lives.  Please SOMEONE HELP!!
09-11-2001 Attacks Still Killing
Felix Hernandez, 31, an eight-year FDNY EMS veteran, died on October 23, 2005 of complications related to his work at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

EMT'S and Paramedics Continue to succumb from their response to the World Trade Center--Is the Government going to help our medics--when is the News going to report that EMT's and Paramedics and getting sicker and dying!!
                    Third FDNY EMT Dies From Injuries Suffered During 9/11/01
Have You Forgotten by Darryl Worley
Update 03-18-2006:  Third medic dies from respiratory ailment caused by September 11, 2001 response FDNY Paramedic Deborah Reeve age 41 died March 15, 2006 from respiratory illness contracted from her response.  Deborah Reeve will be laid to rest Monday March 20, 2006.
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     Tuesday September 11, 2001       --   Tuesday September 11, 2008
Tuesday September 11, 2007 we remember the men, women, and children, who were so tragically and suddenly lost on September 11, 2001.  In sad addition we also remember the men, and women who responded to the scenes in roles as Police officers, Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Paramedics who gave their lives, saving lives.

We also remember on this 6th anniversary of Tuesday September 11, 2001, the construction workers, ordinary men and women who rushed to the scene in a frantic attempt to find survivors at the World Trade Center, The Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania.

Tuesday September 11, 2007, we also are reminded of the many Emergency Medical Personnel, Police Officers, Firefighters, and Construction workers who today are battling respiratory, tumors, and seizure disorders caused by prolonged exposure to airborne contaminants.  Several have died since 09-11-2001, many more have become severely disabled, and until 2004 New York City, as well as the Federal Government refused to acknowledge their illnesses were “real.”

On this sad sixth remembrance of the attacks on the United States let us remember the Husbands, Wives, and Children who lost their loved ones, please keep them in your daily prayers.  Also please pray for those rescuers who are battling illnesses and who too are casualties of those who perpetrated these senseless attacks.

In closing this message, let us all remember the days, weeks, and months which followed when we mourned as a country, not as Republicans, or Democrats, nor Independents, but as Americans.  There was unity, multi faith services, and who can forget the pride and comfort we took in Prayers as well as displayed through the Flag.  We do not need another national tragedy to restore the harmony.
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The USS New York was christened on 1 March 2008, in a ceremony at Avondale Shipyards in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dotty England, the ship’s sponsor, smashed the traditional champagne bottle on the ship’s bow and christened the ship New York. Several dignitaries were in attendance, including Louisiana Congressman William J. Jefferson, Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England, members of the New York Police Department and New York Fire Department, and family members of 9/11 victims. The champagne bottle did not break the first time it was struck against the hull of the ship, but the second attempt was successful.

Twenty-four tons of the steel used in its construction came from the rubble from the World Trade Center, aside from a small amount preserved for posterity. Steel from the World Trade Center was melted down at Amite Foundry and Machine in Amite, Louisiana to cast the ship's bow section. It was poured into the molds on 9 September 2003. With seven tons melted down and cast to form the ship's "stem bar"—part of the ship's bow. The shipyard workers reportedly treated it with "reverence usually accorded to religious relics", gently touching it as they walked by. One worker actually delayed his retirement after 40 years work in order to be a part of the project.

With a year to go before it even touches the water, the Navy's amphibious assault ship USS New York has already made history. It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center. USS New York is about 45 percent complete and should be ready for launch in mid-2007. Katrina disrupted construction when it pounded the Gulf Coast last summer, but the 684-foot vessel escaped serious damage, and workers were back at the yard near New Orleans two weeks after the storm.

It is the fifth in a new class of warship - designed for missions that include special operations against terrorists. It will carry a crew of 360 sailors and 700 combat-ready Marines to be delivered ashore by helicopters and assault craft. "It would be fitting if the first mission this ship would go on is to make sure that bin Laden is taken out, his terrorist organization is taken out," said Glenn Clement, a paint foreman. "He came in through the back door and knocked our towers down and (the New York) is coming right through the front door, and we want them to know that."

Steel from the World Trade Center was melted down in a foundry in Amite, La., to cast the ship's bow section. When it was poured into the molds on Sept. 9, 2003, "those big rough steelworkers treated it with total reverence," recalled Navy Capt. Kevin Wensing, who was there. "It was a spiritual moment for everybody there."

Junior Chavers, foundry operations manager, said that when the trade center steel first arrived, he touched it with his hand and the "hair on my neck stood up." "It had a big meaning to it for all of us," he said. "They knocked us down. They can't keep us down. We're going to be back."

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Class and type: San Antonio Class
Amphibious Transport Dock
Displacement: 24,900 tons full
Length: 208.5 m (684 ft) overall,
201.4 m (661 ft) waterline
Beam:   31.9 m (105 ft) extreme,
  29.5 m (97 ft) waterline
Draft:     7 m (23 ft)
Propulsion: Four sequentially turbocharged marine Colt-Pielstick diesel engines, two shafts, 41,600 shp (30 MW)
Speed: In excess of 22 knots (24.2 mph)(41 km/h)
Boats and landing
craft carried: 2 Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC)s or
1 Landing Craft, Utility (LCU);
14 Expeditionary Fighting Vehicles (EFV) or
14 Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV)s
Capacity: Embarked Landing Force: 699
(66 officers, 633 enlisted)
surge capacity to 800.
Complement: Ship's Company: 360 Sailors
(28 officers, 332 enlisted)
Armament: Two Bushmaster II 30 mm Close in Guns, fore and aft
two Rolling Airframe Missiles, fore and aft.
Aircraft carried: Launch or land
two CH53E Super Stallion
The USS New York, was commissioned           as of November 07, 2009
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December 20, 2009  Leigh Gilmore whose dramatic escape from a New York hotel during the 9/11 attacks was told in a September television documentary, leading to a poignant reunion with her rescuers -- died on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 of complications from multiple sclerosis, said her mother, Faye.

Ms. Gilmore, 50, was diagnosed with the disease 20 years ago and for several years had been getting around with a wheelchair. She was in palliative care at Northwestern Memorial Hospital when she died.   In October, Ms. Gilmore and her mother met Arnulfo Ponce and Gregory Frederick for the first time since their paths crossed in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001.  The Gilmores were staying at the Marriott World Trade Center Hotel, in the shadow of the twin towers. When the planes hit, they were trapped on the hotel's dark and smoky fifth floor, Ms. Gilmore in her wheelchair, her mother refusing to leave her side.

They were saved by happenstance. Ponce, the chief building engineer, had been called the day before because of a broken shower grab bar in the Gilmores' room. He told his colleague Frederick about Ms. Gilmore, suggesting he check in on her.  Amid the chaos, Frederick made his way to the fifth floor and got them out of the building, just as the south tower collapsed on the hotel. Everyone was separated, Ms. Gilmore and her mother reconnecting hours later.

The two hotel workers spent years wondering what happened to the two women. In September , Frederick saw the women on the History Channel documentary called "Hotel Ground Zero."   A quickly arranged reunion, chronicled by Tribune columnist John Kass, took place in October at Faye Gilmore's high-rise home in Chicago.

"She was just thrilled to see them. It was a joyous thing," her mother said.  Ms. Gilmore's experience in New York added fresh spark to her advocacy work on behalf of the physically challenged, said her friend Maureen Linehan Howard, who also has multiple sclerosis.  For many years, Ms. Gilmore was active with the Greater Illinois Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Her testimony before the Chicago City Council in 1999 helped get an ordinance passed that requires a certain percentage of taxicabs to be wheelchair accessible, Howard said.

Following 9/11, as Chicago was reviewing its disaster preparedness plan, she argued passionately for provisions to protect the disabled in emergency evacuations, Howard said.  "It was life-changing for her," Howard said of her friend's experience. "She in some ways realized the vulnerabilities of having a disability. She realized how much we rely on others."  Born in Australia, Ms. Gilmore grew up in Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines as the family followed the career of her late father Harry, an executive with Amoco.

A short stint at Lake Forest College brought her to the Midwest, and she stayed to work on a horse farm. At 25, she decided she didn't want to muck out stables for the rest of her life and enrolled at Michigan State University. Following her graduation, she worked in the travel and hospitality industry.  Ms. Gilmore is also survived by her brother, Peter.

No public services are planned. Ms. Gilmore will be cremated and, at her request, her remains will be taken to Hawaii, where she celebrated with her parents following her college graduation.  Near the resort where they stayed was an ocean cove, which was lit up at night so visitors could watch manta rays gliding along beneath the water.

"She was absolutely fascinated. They're so graceful. It's like underwater ballet," her mother said. "She left written instructions that she wanted to swim with the manta rays."
Woman who was Rescued and Survived the Terrorist Attack on September 11, 2001 has Died
                                  Medics and Firefigters suffering Lung Damage per Study
World Trade Center rescue workers showed lingering lung  damage more than six years after exposure to the toxic dust cloud on Sept. 11, 2001 -- damage that is likely permanent, researchers say.  Researchers measured the lung function of about 92 percent of the almost 14,000 New York City firefighters and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Personnel who responded to Ground Zero in the wake of the terrorist attacks.

In the year following their exposure to such pollutants as burning jet fuel and pulverized building materials, firefighters and EMS Personnel are experiencing a steep drop in average lung function. Non-smoking firefighters were especially hard hit, according to the study in the April 8, 2010 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

About 18 percent of firefighters who had never smoked had abnormal lung function for their age after one year, compared to 3 percent prior to the exposure. Among EMS Personnel, 22 percent had abnormal lung function after one year, compared to 12 percent prior to exposure, according to the study.  Over the next six-plus years, the workers showed little or no recovery in lung function, said Dr. David J. Prezant, senior author of the study and chief medical officer for the New York City Fire Department.  About 13 percent of firefighters and 22 percent of Emergency Medical Services Personnel continued to have show abnormal lung function six years later.

"This decline is permanent, demonstrating the need for continued monitoring and aggressive treatment," said Prezant, who is also a professor of medicine at Albert Einstein Medical School in New York City.  "This is the largest study done to date of the most severely exposed workers -- firefighters and EMS workers," he added. "The greater exposure you had, the more decline you had."
The rescue workers' lung function was measured using spirometry, which gauges the rate and volume of air moving in and out of the lungs during breathing. Specifically, researchers measured forced expiratory volume, or how many liters of air workers could blow out in one second.

Firefighters and EMS workers have pulmonary function tests done every 12 to 18 months as part of their regular physicals, data that enabled the study authors to compare "before" and "after" 9/11 results.  Typically, forced expiratory volume declines gradually with age, but not nearly as severely as in the rescue workers, the study found.

In the case of the firefighters, their scores dropped an average of 371 milliliters in the first six months, or 12 times the expected decline. For EMS workers, the drop was 272 milliliters, or 10 times what would be expected, according to the study.

Low scores on the lung function tests can mean obstruction of the airways or inflammation in the lungs.  "These are healthy people who, despite their high state of fitness, have this very striking, very dramatic loss of pulmonary function after 9/11," said Dr. Philip Landrigan, chairman of preventive medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. "The good news here is that the decline in function looks like it was a one-time thing. They took this one large hit and have leveled off since then. The bad news is it's not getting any better. It looks like this is a permanent change."

The study included first responders who reported to Ground Zero between Sept. 11 and Sept. 24, 2001. Those who were there the day of the attacks, when the toxic cloud was most intense, had greater respiratory declines than those who went to the scene on subsequent days, Prezant said.  While a greater percentage of EMS workers had abnormal function, that's because EMS workers started out, on average, less fit than the firefighters and had lower scores on pulmonary function tests to begin with, Prezant explained.

Aggressive treatments, such as steroids, of rescue workers through programs such as the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program are probably helping to prevent further lung function declines, Landrigan said.

The impact of the reduced lung function on rescue workers varies by individual, with many continuing to experience wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing, Prezant said.  Typically, firefighters experience a short-term decrease in lung function after heavy exposure to smoke from building or woodlands fires. The World Trade Center attacks spewed even harsher pollutants, the study authors said.

In addition to normal smoke, the firefighters and paramedics were breathing in burning jet fuel and particulate matter from the World Trade Center itself. The fine particles overwhelmed the normal filtration systems of the nose and throat and settled deep into the lungs, Landrigan said.  "There is no question that being caught in the cloud was a terrible exposure," Landrigan said. "The dust cloud was so thick and the concentrations of toxins in the air were so high, they inhaled massive amounts of it."

On March 19, 2010, a federal judge rejected a settlement that would have given World Trade Center rescue workers at least $575 million to compensate them for their ailments, saying the compensation wasn't enough.
In the news over the past several weeks has been the issue of building a mosque within a thousand yards of were Terrorist turned civilian jetliners into missiles filled with innocent men, women, children, and flight crews. 

These terrorist aimed two (2) of four (4) jetliners into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, killing thousands of people inside the trade center.  In addition we remember the Firefighters, Police Officers, EMT’s and Paramedics who entered the Twin Towers even after a second plane crashed into the other Tower.  

As news made it's way around the U.S. and other countries images were splashed on the non stop news televised by CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox and CNN showing men, women, and children in Arab and Islamic countries celebrating the attacks and loss of life involving the World Trade Center, and the Pentagon.  A third site was targeted however stopped by brave passengers on Flight 93 that thwarted an additional attack, the could have claimed hundreds or possibly thousands more individuals had not the surviving flight crew and passengers of flight 93 attempted to regain control of their plane, but lost their lives in that attempt, they did however stop the hijackers from reaching their target. 

Day’s away from the ninth (9th) year following those horrific images we saw on September 11, 2001, as well as images showing Police, Fire, EMS, Construction workers continuing to fight fires, restore order, treat the injured and search the rubble for friends, co-workers, and complete strangers they have never met. 

Today many of those who search for days, weeks and the months that followed have become ill several others have died from illness contracted in the effort to bring home the lost so that their loved ones could have closure. 

Nine Years later as of September 11, 2010, we are not only mourning the loss of the many lives taken on that awful Tuesday September 11, 2001, in New York, Washington and in a field in Pennsylvania, but we are also mindful of the lives lost by the Men and Women of the Military, including Men of Women of the Coalition forces who gave their lives in the hunt to prevent terrorism.

Given the continued loss of life of Police, Fire, EMS, who served September 11, 2001, in those days, weeks, and months that followed the attacks as well as the many military personnel that contiue to die, do you honestly believe that the proposed 13 story mosque is appropriate at the location planned? 

Is the planned Mosque the appropriate location, or should it be built in a different location?
Not appropriate at planned site
Appropriate at planned Site

Relocating the Mosque would ?
Violate freedom of religion
Would not violate freedom of religion

Police, Fire, and EMS Personnel did thier finest Job. On Sept 11, over 25,000 indiduals were saved because of Police, Fire and EMS Heros
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Osama Bin Laden: Dead May 01, 2011
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On February 06, 2012 another Paramedic died from a brain tumor attributed to his and the many police officers, Medics, and Firefighters who responded to the World Trade Center in New York City.  The 2012 EMS Line of Duty Death has been sadly updated with the latest death from the terrorist attacks against the United States.  Besides the Emergency Service Agencies who responded, and spent months searching for those who were murdered studies have shown that many Construction workers who also aided in the search and removal operations have become ill or have died from respiratory, and cancerous conditions.  At a time when some politicians choose to forget, our hero;s who survived that terrible day continue to be affected through disabilities, loss of income, and face legal battles to be treated and compensated.  Our men and women from the various Military branches continue to seek out those who want to cause further harm to our homeland.    Please now is not the time to forget why our Military has so bravely fought against and continue that fight.  Call and Tell your Congressman and Senators to HELP those who answered the call on September 11, 2001, and "NEVER FORGET."
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