Remembering the Victims of the 9/11 Attacks — All of Them

Photo: Seth Wenig, AP

Today, at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, they will read the names of all the victims of the attacks.  But this year there is a new tribute — this one is to the people who fell ill or died later due to exposure to toxins that came from the wreckage.  Last spring, a half-dozen stacks of stone were installed on the memorial grounds to salute an untold number of people who aren’t on the list — the firefighters, police, and others who died or fell ill afterward.  We salute all of them and pledge to remember them and their sacrifice.

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