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Today We Remember Firefighter Robert Hamilton

Robert Hamilton‚ NYC Fire Fighter‚ Squad 41 Bronx‚ New York. Bob was born on January 16‚ 1958‚ the son of a New York City firefighter. He grew up in Ridgewood‚ Queens‚ NY.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Vincent Halloran

Vincent Halloran of North Salem NY, was lost in the line of duty while serving as a Lieutenant for the New York City Fire Department at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

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Today We Remember Firefighter David Halderman

David Halderman was a handsome‚ quiet‚ kind and gentle man. He had two brother and two sisters. David was the youngest of the brothers. He wasn’t married and had just celebrated his 40th birthday on August 2‚ 2001.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Joseph Gullickson

Sept. 9 was a lot like any other Sunday for Joseph and Robert Gullickson, a pair of brothers who shared a special bond made even closer by geography.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Geoffrey Guja

Big and loud, Geoffrey E. Guja always made sure that life was fun for everyone around him. He built tiki huts for parties at the beach and took his golden retriever, Simba, with him to the bars.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Jose Guadalupe

Jose A. Guadalupe‚ 37‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Engine 54. Guadalupe was known as a mentor in his Jamaica‚ Queens‚ neighborhood‚ encouraging the young men he knew to study hard and improve themselves.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Joseph Grzelak

Joseph Grzelak was a man of his word. In 1970, he saw Joanne Merola in the bowling alley. He told his buddies he would “get a date with that girl.” He ended up marrying her.

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Today We Remember Firefighter James Gray

James Gray so wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps that he walked away from a secure job he had enjoyed for six years. In October 1996, the Rosebank resident eagerly exchanged his city bus driver’s uniform for a firefighter’s bunker gear. It was his dream come true.

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Today We Remember Firefighter Keith Glascoe

Keith Glascoe was a big man — roughly 6-foot-4, 270 pounds — but maybe the biggest thing about him was his heart. “He was the sort who would stop and pick up a hurt animal in the street, take it to a doctor and pay for it,” said his father, Benjamin Glascoe.

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Today We Remember Firefighter John Giordano

John J. Giordano was the quiet guy in the back who didn’t say much, but had a strong presence, felt in his family and his community. A love of music and environmental studies were in his life that was devoted to his wife and children.

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