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'My Sister Was a Fighter': Brother of Iconic 9/11 'Dust Lady' Speaks Out After Her Death from Stomach Cancer

'My Sister Was a Fighter': Brother of Iconic 9/11 'Dust Lady' Speaks Out After Her Death from Stomach Cancer

Originally posted 08/26/2015 05:45PM

The family of Marcy Borders, a 9/11 survivor who became known as the "dust lady" after she was photographed covered in ash following the attack on the World Trade Center, says his sister was a "fighter" following her death from stomach cancer on Tuesday at age 42.

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'Dust Lady' in Iconic 9/11 Photo Dies from Stomach Cancer

Woman Covered in Dust in Iconic 9/11 Photo Dies from Stomach Cancer

Originally posted 08/26/2015 01:15AM

Marcy Borders, a 9/11 survivor who became known as the "dust lady" after she was photographed covered in ash following the destruction of the World Trade Center, has died following a yearlong battle with stomach cancer. She was 42.

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Homina, Homina – Retired 9/11 Firefighter Wins $5 Million Scratch-Off Lottery Prize

Homina, Homina – Retired 9/11 Firefighter Wins $5 Million Scratch-Off Lottery Prize

Originally posted 07/03/2015 05:25PM

A 9/11 first responder just got 5 million reasons to smile.

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National 9/11 Flag Returns Home After Touching Lives in 50 States

National 9/11 Flag Returns Home After Touching Lives in 50 States

Originally posted 05/22/2015 05:25PM

After being unearthed from the rubble of the World Trade Center, lovingly repaired by veterans and tornado survivors and visiting all 50 states, the National 9/11 flag has finally made it home.

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World Trade Center Opens for Business 13 Years After 9/11

World Trade Center Opens for Business 13 Years After 9/11

Originally posted 11/03/2014 12:15PM

Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center is again opening for business – marking an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the nation.

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Wedding Photo Found at Ground Zero Returning to Owner After 13 Years

Wedding Photo Found in 9/11 Rubble to Be Returned to Owner After 13 Years

Originally posted 09/14/2014 08:45PM

A peeling and cracked wedding photo plucked from the World Trade Center debris in the heartbreaking days following 9/11 has finally found its rightful owner – thanks to social media and one selfless professor who never gave up hope.

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Meet Bretagne, the Last-Known Surviving Ground Zero Search Dog

Meet Bretagne, the Last-Known Surviving Ground Zero Search Dog

Originally posted 09/11/2014 04:05PM

At Ground Zero in 2001, Bretagne was a specially trained 2-year-old golden retriever who had a sixth sense about who needed her most.

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The True Story of the Tree That Survived 9/11 (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/23/2014 06:00AM

The last living thing to leave Ground Zero was a pear tree.

A Callery pear tree, specifically. The tree was discovered in the rubble of the World Trade Center after 9/11, and though it was heavily damaged, it's since been nursed back to health in the Bronx and is being returned to the National 9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan.

This is its story.

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WATCH: Powerful Time-Lapse Shows Construction of National September 11 Memorial & Museum

UpdatePosted 05/16/2014 02:25PM

WATCH: Powerful Time-Lapse Shows Construction of National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Originally posted 05/16/2014 10:30AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr The entirety of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum will soon be open to the public.

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5 Things to Know About the National September 11 Memorial & Museum (VIDEO)

UpdatePosted 05/15/2014 04:15PM

5 Things to Know About the National September 11 Memorial & Museum (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/15/2014 02:15PM

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum opens to the public May 21, preceded by a ceremony Thursday with President Barack Obama, families and officials. Here are five things to know about the museum:

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