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Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo Shares How 9/11 Inspired Her to Embrace Her Gifts

Originally posted 09/23/2016 02:45PM

Theresa Caputo has come to embrace her ability to communicate with the dead, but doesn't mean she hasn't had trouble accepting her gifts.

The Long Island Medium star, who is gearing up for a national tour kicking off Sunday, opened up to PEOPLE about how difficult it is to visit memorials: specifically Pearl Harbor and the 9/11 site.

"It's interesting, a lot of times just coming into [New York City] in general is very overwhelming," she tells PEOPLE. "I think that for me, I was reliving the whole thing all over again.

However, she shares that the national tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, "was something that really pushed me to know that this is my soul's journey and this is what I was meant to do. I struggled with it for a long time."

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Filed Under: Death, 9/11, TV News
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Tennessee Firefighter Climbs Gym Stair Machine in Full Gear to Honor His 9/11 'Fallen Heroes'

Tennessee Firefighter Climbs Gym Stair Machine in Full Gear to Honor His 9/11 'Fallen Heroes'

Originally posted 09/12/2016 05:30PM

A Tennessee firefighter captured the hearts of thousands when he showed up to a gym on September 11 dressed in full firefighting gear.

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FROM EW: SNL's Pete Davidson Tweets 9/11 Tribute to Late Firefighter Father

FROM EW: SNL's Pete Davidson Tweets 9/11 Tribute to Late Firefighter Father

Originally posted 09/11/2015 12:55PM

"There's not a day that goes by where I dont think of u. Ur my hero. Cant wait to see u again someday," Davidson wrote on Friday

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People First Initiative: Help America's Veterans Get Back to Work

Helping America's Veterans Get Back to Work

Originally posted 04/08/2013 06:00PM

In 2012, PEOPLE invited you, our readers, to step up when we launched our yearlong initiative, PEOPLE First: Help Feed A Child. Partnering with Blessings in a Backpack, a Lousville, Ky-based nonprofit that provides food-filled backpacks to schoolchildren, we brought you stories of childhood hunger. You heard the call–and stepped up with an incredible outpouring of generosity and support. PEOPLE readers contributed some $677,000 to Blessings and launched new backpack programs in 138 schools funded by $1.1 million in donations.

We hope this same spirit of giving inspires you to join our 2013 initiative, PEOPLE First: Help America's Veterans. Throughout the year, we will bring you stories of duty and sacrifice, struggle and triumph, as we look at the challenges facing thousands of post 9/11 veterans.

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