FDNY hero who evacuated hundreds on 9/11 dies at 45 of cancer

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This absolutely breaks me every time I read another of these stories.

FDNY hero who evacuated hundreds on 9/11 dies at 45 of cancer

A New York City firefighter, who heroically aided in the evacuation of hundreds of people in Lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 as the deadliest terror attack in U.S. history unfolded, has died.

Thomas Phelan, 45, of Brooklyn, died on Friday, according to the Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York. Phelan, family and friends told the New York Daily News, died from cancer linked to the toxic fumes at Ground Zero.
 
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God's speed sir.

It won't be much longer before the casualties from the fallout surpass those from the attacks themselves. If they haven't already...
 

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Rest in Peace, Mr. Phelan. This is a man some Florida LEOs could've learned a few lessons from during a school shooting a few weeks back...about duty and why you wear the uniform.

PS. His murderer, Bin Laden, died too easy.
 
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