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Father and Son Firefighters Both Die From 9/11-Related Illnesses Almost 16 Years After Attacks

Firefighters observe a moment of silence at a memorial service for firefighters killed on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Firefighters observe a moment of silence at a memorial service for firefighters killed on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A father, and now a son, both died from 9/11 cancers. They were both first responders to the World Trade Center disaster, and now they...




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