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Thomas Phelan passed on Friday. His passing was the result of a cancer he developed from his service on 9/11.
Thomas Phelan passed on Friday. His passing was the result of a cancer he developed from his service on 9/11.

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New York ferry captain Thomas Phelan, who later became a city firefighter helping evacuate hundreds of people from Lower Manhattan after 9/11, died of cancer linked to the attack.

9/11 hero who saved hundreds dies of cancer

New York ferry captain Thomas Phelan, who later became a city firefighter helping evacuate hundreds of people from Lower Manhattan after 9/11, died of cancer linked to the attack.