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Did 9/11 Claim Another Life? RIP Marcy Borders

Challenging the Rhetoric

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By Cheri Roberts of Challenging the Rhetoric and Cheri Speak

The headline is a bold question for sure. Controversial? Certainly. True? Probably so and here’s why …

More than 4000 first responders, rescuers and other survivors of the September 11, 2001 attacks have already died from disease, primarily cancer. Skin cancer, prostate cancer and non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas are among the most common cancers listed on the CDC’s World Trade Center Health Program. The CDC is adding more ailments to the list as time goes by and they make themselves known.

RIP Marcy Borders

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On Tuesday, the number of potential 9/11 cancer victims climbed by one more. Marcy Borders was working on the 81st floor of the WTC’s North Tower when the first plane hit. Although she made it out alive that day, 13-years later she was diagnosed with stomach cancer at the age of 41. Borders believed the…

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