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As We Mourn Robin Williams, Let's Not Forget the Quiet Heroes

Tanya Villanueva Tepper | Posted 10.14.2014 | Impact
Tanya Villanueva Tepper

As the headlines buzz and our hearts ache with the news of Robin Williams losing his battle to mental illness, several quiet heroes have also lost their own battles in these last few years. Their fight wasn't against depression or drugs or celebrity scrutiny, but it was just as sinister, and just as heartbreaking.

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Running For GOP Leadership Because Of 9/11 Opposed 9/11 Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In one of his earliest acts as a member of Congress in 2010, Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) voted against the James Zadroga 9/11 Health a...

Study: 9/11 Responders See 15% Increased Cancer Risk

Newsday | Ridgely Ochs | Posted 06.23.2013 | New York

A major health study of 9/11 responders has found an increased risk of cancer, mirroring two prior investigations. The federally sponsored study of a...

Michael McAuliff

Sequester Swipes 9/11 Compensation To Pay Down Deficit

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The victims and survivors of 9/11 are being forced again to sacrifice -- this time by the sequestration budget cuts that are dipping int...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Raids 9/11 Funds For Deficit

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers vowed to "never forget" 9/11 again last week, but it appears many already had -- in the budget sequester legislation Congress ...

Michael McAuliff

Sept. 11 Responders Still Waiting For Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It's been 11 years since terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center towers, and more than a year-and-a-half since President Barac...

Michael McAuliff

$2.8 Billion Sept. 11 Fund Opens Doors

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new September 11 Victim Compensation Fund took its first major step to begin helping people sickened and dying from the rescue and r...

Michael McAuliff

Sept. 11 Fund Could Cover Cancer Victims, 9/11 Czar Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new czar of the Sept. 11 Victims' Compensation Fund is offering hope to 9/11 responders who are dying from cancer as their fatal dis...

Republicans to 9/11 Responders: Drop Dead

Matt Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Kane

Despite all of the rhetoric, all of the video tributes, and the supposed patriotism of the Republican Party in this country, the true colors of the Senate Republicans certainly shown today.