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Their names were read during ceremonies on Wednesday morning.

"In front of all of our station houses we will be reading the names of the 23 NYC police officers who were killed on that day. We had almost 60 others who died as a result from diseases they contracted at the landfill. And we had 37 Port Authority police officers and 343 firefighters," said Commissioner Ray Kelly.

Officers throughout the city who were not responding to calls formed lines in front of their commands.


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