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Timeline of Tragedy: On the morning of September 11th, 2002, the FDNY received the first call to action at the World Trade Center. What happened then?
October 1 - October 31 -- day by day  


October 2
In a mass held at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani honors fallen Fire Captain Terence Hatton, who earned 19 citations for bravery during 21 years on the job. The New York City comptroller, Alan Hevesi, states that the cost to New York from "the crash, the attack, the calamity, the murder" is already $45 billion and will reach $105 billion over the next two years.


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September 11, 2001

A heroic and tragic day for the FDNY.

September 12 - 30

As hope wanes for survivors, recovery begins.

October

> A time of memorials and remembrance.

November to May

Recovery brings resolve to victims' families.

June 2002 and beyond

The impact continues.

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