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James Tolly, 15, slaps the finish line sign after running in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in his firefighter gear in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run

A crowd of 25,000 people ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel Sunday morning in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run. Siller, who was raised in Rockville Centre and lived in Staten Island, was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the Twin Towers.

Matt Lammers of Tucson, Ariz., a triple amputee
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Matt Lammers of Tucson, Ariz., a triple amputee who was injured in 2007, hugs Shaun Cullen of Squad 1 after crossing the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Members of the U.S. Army cross the finish
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Members of the U.S. Army cross the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Frank Siller, brother of firefighter Stephen Siller, signs
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Frank Siller, brother of firefighter Stephen Siller, signs an American flag while former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani holds it during the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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Matt Lammers of Tucson, Ariz., a triple amputee
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Matt Lammers of Tucson, Ariz., a triple amputee who was injured in 2007, hugs Shaun Cullen of Squad 1 after crossing the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani holds
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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani holds an American flag so actor Gary Sinise can sign it during the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

A runner crosses the finish line at the
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A runner crosses the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

James Tolly, 15, slaps the finish line sign
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James Tolly, 15, slaps the finish line sign after running in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in his firefighter gear in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Members of the U.S. Army cross the finish
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Members of the U.S. Army cross the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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Juan Dominguez, a triple amputee survivor from California,
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Juan Dominguez, a triple amputee survivor from California, gets a little help as he crosses the finish line during the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

A triple amputee rolls across the finish line
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A triple amputee rolls across the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

A member of the U.S. Marines walks by
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A member of the U.S. Marines walks by spectators after crossing the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Members of the U.S. Army run across the
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Members of the U.S. Army run across the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Members of the U.S. Army run across the
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Members of the U.S. Army run across the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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Members of the U.S. Army run across the
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Members of the U.S. Army run across the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Members of the U.S. Army run across the
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Members of the U.S. Army run across the finish line at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Matt Long, of Sandsculpture.com, works on an American
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Matt Long, of Sandsculpture.com, works on an American flag sand sculpture at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Actor Steve Buscemi poses with Gary Siller, brother
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Actor Steve Buscemi poses with Gary Siller, brother of firefighter Stephen Siller, at the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers run in Manhattan. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Runners in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers
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Runners in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run approach the finish line near the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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Runners in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers
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Runners in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run approach the finish line near the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Runners in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers
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Runners in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run approach the finish line near the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Two firefighters approach the finish line of the
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Two firefighters approach the finish line of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run near the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Runners in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers
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Runners in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run approach the finish line near the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Runners near the finish line Sunday at the
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Runners near the finish line Sunday at the 12th Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run, a 5-kilometer run and walk through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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Runners near the finish line Sunday at the
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Runners near the finish line Sunday at the 12th Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run, a 5K run and walk through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 29, 2013)

George Siller, center, brother of firefighter Stephen Siller,
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George Siller, center, brother of firefighter Stephen Siller, who perished in the collapse of the Twin Towers on Sept. 9, 2011, crosses the finish line with two companions at the 12th Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run, a 5-kilometer run and walk through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center site. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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