It’s been eighteen years since the tragic day our nation was attacked and the World Trade Center fell. We will always remember that day, where we were, who we were with, and the fear we felt for our country.
But amongst the chaos and dust of the towers, our first responders were undeniably heroes.
Unfortunately, this World Trade Center dust also caused chronic breathing issues that still affects many survivors and first responders today. Thankfully in July 2019 a law was passed to ensure full funding for the 9/11 victims compensation fund.
If you would like to learn more, please visit https://www.lung.org/about-us/blog/2016/09/respiratory-impacts-sept-11.html