9/11 Victims Fund now accepting applications

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Starting today, those who got sick working at Ground Zero can now submit applications for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund.

Illnesses common among people who were exposed to the conditions at Ground Zero are presumed to be covered by the fund. However, the fund will not cover cancer, despite protests from first responders who were diagnosed.

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