9/11 Victim Blog

Monthly Archives: September 2015

9/11 Illnesses Effect Residents in all 50 States – Not Just New York

September 23, 2015

By on 9/11 Cancers

Sadly, more than 1,800 first responders and victims have died because of 9/11 related diseases. It is estimated that in the end, the number of people who die because of diseases related to working at ground zero will greatly surpass the victims of the attacks that day. Many of these first responders have since left New York and are now living scattered all throughout the United States. As the years passed by, many have developed coughs and other worrisome symptoms. They have been diagnosed with diseases, cancers, and non-curable illnesses – and many are unaware that this is directly attributed to the work they did on 9/11.

We Shall Never Forget 9/11. Now – Remember and Protect the Heroes

September 11, 2015

By on 9/11 Cancers

Many of us are now fighting to have Congress Extend the James Zadroga Act of 2010 which provides these benefits. While we all remember 9/11 and mourn the loss of loved ones in our own way, we at Turley, Hansen & Rosasco ask that, no matter where you live, that you click on this link to ask your Congressman to support future health benefits for the hero first responders of 9/11. It will only take a minute, but it may save a 9/11 hero’s life.

Cancer Takes the Life of the Subject of Iconic 9/11 Dust Lady Photo

September 9, 2015

By on 9/11 Cancers

  Thousands of people across the nation have seen the iconic 9/11 photograph of the woman who came to be known as the “Dust Lady.” The photo shows a woman covered in ash and dazed following the collapse of the World Trade Center south tower. Marcy Borders, the woman in the photograph recently died of stomach cancer at the age of 42. Borders received her diagnosis of cancer less than a year ago. A mother of two, and a lifelong resident of Bayonne, New Jersey, Borders was undergoing treatment for her cancer. Marcy Borders was a Bank of America legal… READ ARTICLE