Jon Stewart appears with NY senators and 9/11 first responders, to support renewing the Victims Compensation Fund.

9/11 First Responders Deserve More

If you haven’t yet seen Jon Stewart’s testimony in favor of renewing health benefits for 9/11 first responders, you should watch it here, now. 

In it, the former Daily Show host calls out the politicians who didn’t bother showing up to a Congressional hearing on renewing the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. The Fund provides financial reimbursement for those injured during or suffering from medical defects because of the 9/11 attacks. The majority of those serviced by the Fund are first responders who performed fire and rescue that day.

Stewart appeared with several 9/11 first responders and their families, many of whom provided accompanying testimony. Among them was retired NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez, who contracted colorectal cancer from rescue …

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5th Annual 9/11 Heroes Run To Be Held In Tempe On September 2nd

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TEMPE, ARIZONA: AUGUST 21, 2017– The Travis Manion Foundation in partnership with the local Planet Fitness will be holding the 5th annual 9/11 Heroes Run at Tempe Beach Park in Tempe, Arizona on September second. Participants may register for a five kilometer or one mile long fun run at here.

Through this annual run, the Travis Manion Foundation, a nonprofit organization, works to hold races to honor the sacrifices made by heroes on September 11, 2001 and during the resulting conflicts. Heroes to be honored include veterans, first responders, civilians and members of the military. All Travis Manion Foundation sponsored runs are held in the month of September in communities across the nation.

Founded in honor of …

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