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Who Owns the Dead?: The Science and Politics of Death at Ground Zero

by Jay D. Aronson,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 21, 2016

"We are their families," Rosaleen Tallon, sister of firefighter Sean Tallon, who perished on Sept. 11, 2001, often emphasizes. The remains of the victims, she insists, "belong to us. Not a museum, not the city!"


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