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FDNY has dozens of 9/11 ‘legacy’ employees: sons and daughters of responders killed in terror attacks

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — After bravely rushing into a national tragedy, the memories of first responders killed on 9/11 — and their desire to serve the city — live on as their children follow in their last footsteps. Two decades later, more children of 9/11 victims are joining the FDNY than ever before, department officials said. The FDNY currently has 65 “legacy” employees — the sons and daughters of first responders killed in the terror attacks. When the twin towers collapsed, 343 members of the FDNY, 37 Port Authority Police Officers and 23 NYPD officers perished. The department’s largest “legacy class” …

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