In this undated family photograph released Friday, Sept. (Credit: AP Photo)

In this undated family photograph released Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, Glenn Winuk poses for a business portrait. Winuk, a partner in the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP, was an associate member of the Jericho, N.Y. Fire Department. He received the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor posthumously.

Glenn Winuk receives 9/11 medal posthumously

Glenn Winuk, the volunteer firefighter from Jericho who died trying to rescue people at the World Trade Center on 9/11, was posthumously awarded the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor.

In this undated family photograph released Friday, Sept.
(Credit: AP Photo)

In this undated family photograph released Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, Glenn Winuk poses for a business portrait. Winuk, a partner in the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP, was an associate member of the Jericho, N.Y. Fire Department. He received the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor posthumously.

Jay Winuk, brother of Glenn Winuk a volunteer
(Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)

Jay Winuk, brother of Glenn Winuk a volunteer firefighter from Jericho who died trying to rescue people at the World Trade Center, receives the posthumous 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor award from Sen. Charles Schumer. The award was given eight years after the Department of Justice dropped its objection. (Sept. 7, 2009)

Seymour Winuk, father of Glenn Winuk a volunteer
(Credit: Newsday/Audrey C. Tiernan)

Seymour Winuk, father of Glenn Winuk a volunteer firefighter from Jericho who died trying to rescue people at the World Trade Center, clutches the posthumous 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor award that was finally given eight years later. (Sept. 7, 2009)

** FILE ** In this undated family photograph
(Credit: AP Photo/)

** FILE ** In this undated family photograph released Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, Glenn Winuk is shown in dress uniform with the Jericho, N.Y. Fire Department. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the family) ** NO SALES **

Sen. Charles Schumer, Jay Winuk, brother of Glenn
(Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)

Sen. Charles Schumer, Jay Winuk, brother of Glenn Winuk, Rep. Peter King, and Elaine and Seymour Winuk, parents of Glenn Winuk, pose with the posthumous 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor award that was awarded. Glenn Winuk was a volunteer firefighter from Jericho who died trying to rescue people at the World Trade Center. The award was given after the Department of Justice dropped its objection. (Sept. 7, 2009)

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