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Remembering an old friend on 9/11
I woke up Monday and checked our website for a story I'd written the day before on 9/11 responders living with illnesses -- heart disease, respiratory ailments, tumors -- brought on by their work at Ground Zero 11 years ago.
And there, in the foreground in the picture of responder Louis Ferrara, was the name of an old friend etched into the granite wall of a memorial to 9/11 victims that looks...