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Allen Sedaka, 56, of Great Neck, constructed an 11-foot sculpture of the Twin Towers, made of terrazzo, and donated it to the Great Neck Alert Fire Co. 1 in honor of Jonathan Ielpi, a firefighter who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. (Sept. 6, 2012)(Credit: Brittany Wait)

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Great Neck man's 9/11 memorial graces firehouse

Allen Sedaka, 56, of Great Neck, created this statue of the Twin Towers out of terrazzo and donated it to the Great Neck Alert Fire Co. 1 after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The memorial honors Jonathan Ielpi, who joined the firehouse in 1989 at age 17. He was a member of FDNY’s Squad 288 in Maspeth, Queens, when he was killed at the WTC at age 29.