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Justin Zemser, Amtrak crash victim from Queens, remembered

Justin Zemser, 20-year-old sophomore at the U.S. Naval Academy, was traveling from the academy in Annapolis, Maryland, to his home in Queens when he was killed in Tuesday night's accident. He was one of eight people killed in the derailment.

Guests mourn during a funeral of U.S. Naval
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Guests mourn during a funeral of U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Justin Zemser at the Boulevard-Riverside-Hewlett Chapel in Hewlett on May 15, 2015. Zemser was among those killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

Pallbearers carry the coffin of U.S. Naval Academy
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Pallbearers carry the coffin of U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Justin Zemser after the funeral at the Boulevard-Riverside-Hewlett Chapel in Hewlett, followed by family members and friends on May 15, 2015. Zemser was among those killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

Susan Zemser, mother of U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman
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Susan Zemser, mother of U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Justin Zemser, follows the pallbearers after the funeral at the Boulevard-Riverside-Hewlett Chapel in Hewlett on May 15, 2015. Justin Zemser was among those killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

Susan Zemser and Howard Zemser, parents of U.S.
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Susan Zemser and Howard Zemser, parents of U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Justin Zemser, mourn as they follow the pallbearers after their son's funeral at the Boulevard-Riverside-Hewlett Chapel in Hewlett on May 15, 2015. Zemser was among those killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

Justin Zemser, of Queens, was among the eight
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Justin Zemser, of Queens, was among the eight travelers who were killed when an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia.

An image posted on Facebook of Justin Zemser
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An image posted on Facebook of Justin Zemser with her mother Susan at a football game.

Justin Zemser, of Queens, was among the eight
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Justin Zemser, of Queens, was among the eight travelers whose lives were lost when an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia. The Naval Academy's superintendent says Zemser was a talented and highly respected young man with a tremendously bright future.

Justin Zemser, of Queens, was killed when an
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Justin Zemser, of Queens, was killed when an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Zemser was an English major at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and a member of the Navy sprint football team, the Jewish Midshipman Club and the Semper Fi Society, which is a Marine Corps club.

An undated U.S. Naval Academy photo of Justin
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An undated U.S. Naval Academy photo of Justin Zemser. Zemser, on a break from the U.S. Naval Academy and heading home to Rockaway Beach, was among those killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Philadelphia.

Howard and Susan Zemser, the parents of U.S.
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Howard and Susan Zemser, the parents of U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Justin Zemser, prepare to speak to the media outside their home in Queens, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Their son, U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Justin Zemser, was on his way home from school when the Amtrak train he was traveling in derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night, killing him and seven other passengers.

From left, Naval Academy Rabbi Josh Sherwin, Midshipman
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From left, Naval Academy Rabbi Josh Sherwin, Midshipman Nick Abramson and Vice Adm. Walter Ted Carter, the academy's superintendent, remember Midshipman Justin Zemser, during a news conference on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Abramson, a sprint football teammate of Zemser, recalled his friend as an inspiring presence on and off the field. Zemser, on a break from the U.S. Naval Academy, was among those killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed Tuesday in Philadelphia.

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