Photo credit: Alejandra Villa | Dr. Benjamin Luft, third from right, Medical Director, WTC Health Program at Stony Brook is joined by local dignitaries and 9/11 first responders during a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the expansion of the WTC Health Program at Stony Brook University to a new Clinical Center of Excellence at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. (May 14, 2012)
The Rev. Terry Lee said he was an undocumented immigrant living in Brooklyn on Sept. 11, 2001. The Jamaican native said he spent months after as a volunteer clergy, blessing remains and comforting other first responders.
Since then, he said, he has suffered from asthma for which he has had to travel to Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan to get treated.
But Lee, now a U.S. citizen,...
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