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New York City Marathon: Upper West Side

A former electronics technician for the U.S Navy, Johnson is a disabled veteran who was no stranger to the demands of a marathon, finishing the race with flying colors, as well as two prosthetic legs.

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New York City Marathon: South Bronx

Though traditionally a quieter part of New York City, those exiting the 3rd Avenue – 138 Street subway station were met with the sound of live jazz and cheering as loud as the bright green uniforms worn by volunteers passing out water and bananas to runners.

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New York City Marathon: Staten Island

Park rangers and police officers were turning away people with without identification bands. In addition to Van Briesen Park, Fort Wadsworth itself was accessible only to runners, police officers, and park rangers.

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NYC Marathon: Long Island City, Queens

Every time the crowd’s cheers grew louder, signifying the arrival of another wheelchair athlete, the ex-Marine smiled. “This is what we’re fighting for,” he said.

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The Pope in NYC

Poep Francis brings his message of love, hope and acceptance to the city. But he also brings inconvenience and controversy.

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14 years later: Spreading the word of God at ground zero

There was a degree of nostalgia for the religious climate of the United States that flourished in the aftermath of the attacks.

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14 Years Later: First responders still in battle for their lives

Sam Kedem(left) and Les Speiser (right) were first responders during the Ground Zero Relief effort and meet every year for the 9/11 memorial service, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Both have suffered from health issues as a result of their time at Ground Zero. Photo by Taisha Henry. Les Speiser has chronic sinusitis, chronic bronchitis, restrictive pulmonary disease,chronic laryngitis, and a […]

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14 Years Later: Maryland couple honor those lost every year

In Maryland, she works as a nurse and remembered how the attack on the Pentagon made everyone so anxious. She saw how intensely everyone was affected, and how vulnerable people became.

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14 Years Later: A sister’s story

Her sister would not give up, she insisted she leave, and that they meet at the McDonald’s in the area. Gutierrez gave in and decided to leave the building.

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14 Years Later: Working at the intersection of tragedy and trade

Though the hundreds of individuals that walk into One World Trade Center everyday can likely recall precisely where they were when the towers were hit, for many the tragedy is something to remember, not relive.