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FDNY Firefighter, 49, With 5 Kids Dies From 9/11-linked Cancer

A retired FDNY lieutenant and father of five is the latest first responder to succumb to cancer, contracted during his time working the pile at Ground Zero, authorities said Tuesday.

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Names of Firefighters Sickened After 9/11 Placed on Memorial

The names of 112 New York City firefighters who died of illnesses after spending time working in the rubble of the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks were added Tuesday to a memorial in the state’s capital city for firefighters killed in the line of duty.

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Queens Street Renamed In Honor Of FDNY Firefighter Who Died Of 9/11-Related Illness

Jimmy Lanza was, to many, the heart and soul of Woodside, Queens. The Vietnam vet grew up in the Woodside Houses and later served as an FDNY firefighter for 28 years.

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