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The Week in Latino News: 9/11 Edition
Stuyvesant High School students remember being so close to towers, a reporter's personal 9/11 account of evacuation and unity, workers from Ground Zero are ill, an Argentine doctor's life was changed and a Congressional Medal of Honor winner speaks.
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9/11's high school students were mere blocks away when the Twin Towers were hit and subsequently fell. Three students talk about how the day changed them.

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The reporter for the piece on Stuyvesant students gives his firsthand account of evacuating the school on that day and reflects on the spirit of 9/11.

(Courtesy Noah Van Gilder)

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Argentine doctor, Alejandra Ciappa, remembers that on 9/11 she helped evacuate seniors and that amid horror -- there was hope.

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Colors is a restaurant that was opened by employees of Windows of the World, a restaurant that lost many workers on 9/11. It has struggled to remain open but managed to survive.

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While a nation mourned, sports helped to begin the healing. New York Yankees' Jorge Posada greeted U.S. Army Sgt. Al Betancourt, left, and Congressional Medal of Honor awardee Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry before ceremonies to honor the 10-year anniversary of September 11, 2001.

(AP)

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Hundreds of low-paid workers that worked on the perimeter of the disaster site haven't been nearly as visible as those who worked at the site itself, but they are struggling to cope with how their proximity to Ground Zero has transformed their lives.

(AP)

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U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Leroy Arthur Petry talks to Geraldo Rivera about what 9/11 means to him.

(Charles Dharapak / AP Photo)

The Week in Latino News: 9/11 Edition

Stuyvesant High School students remember being so close to towers, a reporter's personal 9/11 account of evacuation and unity, workers from Ground Zero are ill, an Argentine doctor's life was changed and a Congressional Medal of Honor winner speaks.

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