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Hero FDNY lieutenant who was part
of memorable 9/11 rescue photograph
laid to rest after contracting rare lung
disease from working at ground zero

Daily Mail [UK], by Beth Stebner

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/4/2013 6:30:34 AM

FDNY Lt Martin Fullam contracted polymyositis in 2005, and had also suffered from pulmonary fibrosis, which left him breathless and exhausted after the simplest of tasks. The late firefighter, 56, was one of the men carrying fatally wounded FDNY Chaplain Mychal Judge through the still-smoking rubble on 9/11. The image of Lt Fullam and four others carrying the chaplain has remained one of the most poignant and haunting pictures from that horrific day. Hundreds of members of New York’s bravest gathered Saturday afternoon on Staten Island to say farewell to Lt Fullam, who fought tirelessly for first responders

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Never forget.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: artman1746, 2/4/2013 7:20:36 AM     (No. 9156912)

Careful. My guess is there is no direct link of this disease to the 9/11 cleanup but this article seems to just assume so. This is the typical bias in reporting we see when the source is carrying an agenda. If there is a direct link then why is this not very common for those first responders? Just sayin´.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Envirodude, 2/4/2013 7:30:14 AM     (No. 9156922)

Because nobody has ever contracted a fatal lung disease form exposure to toxic airborne chemicals over a prolonged duration of time. Said nobody ever.

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