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The Stories in Your Bones

(author’s note: This year, the first class of freshmen who were not alive on September 11th, 2001 will begin high school.) Remember the morning paper rained from our choked September sky that moment we understood what was drifting down around us … Continue reading

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Chemical Weapons

I remember I didn’t take pictures But I remember Moving through that human smoke That reeked of melted steel and burning flesh I remember working So hard and so long and so dirty That I don’t know how my legs … Continue reading

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Laughing Through September 11th – a postcard from the pile

Courage is not a derivative of violence, it is an act of love. We tend to forget that. With the 10-Year Memorial circus of September 11th now behind us, I’ve been wondering what exactly people were thinking during all those … Continue reading

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Zadroga 101: Death is Cheaper than Healthcare

When I wrote my first piece on the Zadroga Bill, I was pissed off.  I’ll be the first to admit that I had to edit that article more than once to remove the profanity laced around my frustration.  If you … Continue reading

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