NY Daily News 9/11/16: Cuomo Announces Memorial for 9/11 Responders

9/11 first responders to be honored with their own memorial

A new memorial will honor 9/11 first responders — those who died at the Twin Towers, and those who died from illnesses stemming from their collapse.

The heroes who rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11 as everyone else ran for their lives the other way are finally getting a memorial of their own.

Gov. Cuomo will announce on Sunday plans for a new memorial to honor 9/11 first responders — those killed in the desperate attempt to save others, those who died from 9/11 related illnesses and others who continue to suffer the devastating effects of the terror attack.

Cuomo said it’s necessary to have a memorial separate from the National 9/11 Memorial in lower Manhattan to honor the valor of these men and women.

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