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On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was working as a paramedic in Lower Manhattan. I responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center. In dust so thick it shrouded the sun, my fellow rescue workers and I picked our way through the rubble, looking for survivors. Very few of us had masks. When I got home and took a shower, the runoff clogged the drain and collected around my ankles like reconstituted cement. More.

Connecticut State Police regrets to announce the passing of Trooper First Class Eugene Kenneth Baron, Jr., (retired). TFC Baron died Monday, May 25, 2020, from cancer resulting from his response to the World Trade Center site following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. This is classified as a line of duty death. More.

It took only five months for the feds to reveal that a Saudi airman who killed three men at a Pensacola, Fla., naval base had communicated with Al Qaeda before the shooting. It took nearly two decades — and a stunning mistake by the FBI — to reveal the name of a Saudi official suspected of helping the 9/11 hijackers. More.

Michael Hollander has prostate cancer, thymus cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and has had a piece of his heart removed — all linked to his emergency medical response to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. More.

The pandemic is bringing up many frightening feelings in people, but those experiencing some of the worst anxiety are 9/11 survivors. The issues COVID-19 brings up are similar to the trauma people experienced due to Sept. 11, South Florida psychotherapist Jennifer Tomko, LCSW says. More.