The Zadroga bill running out in 2016 is only one of the complications faced by hundreds of undocumented immigrants who worked to clear the still-smouldering wreckage at Ground Zero.
Ten years ago, my sister died at the World Trade Center. That day, the world changed -- as did my life, and that of my family. Every year since, on the anniversary of that day, my family and I debate whether to go to ground zero.
Ten years later, it's easier to acknowledge where we fell short. We're wiser -- in some ways But wen we retell the story of 9/11, we generally gloss over the fact that some of the first responders who died might have lived.