Hundreds Pay Respects to 9/11 First Responder Luis Alvarez, Who Died of Cancer Linked to the Attacks

Published Jul 3, 2019

Hundreds Pay Respects to 9/11 First Responder Luis Alvarez, Who Died of Cancer Linked to the Attacks

Alvarez, who was 53 when he died of 9/11-linked colorectal cancer, had become one of the most public and respected faces of the crisis surrounding 9/11 survivors’ health conditions.

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