DNA Info reported Sgt. Paul Ferrara of the New York Police Department lost his life to cancer which he got as a result of working at Ground Zero. Ferrara, who was 43 years old, battled the cancer which started in his lung but spread throughout his body. Ferrara was stationed at the 110th Precinct in Queens. Current Police Commissioner Bill Bratton tweeted his condolences.
The outpouring of support from his colleagues and strangers was initiated to raise funds for his family to help with the medical expenses. Anyone interested in sending a donation can make a check payable to the “110 Pct General Fund” and mail to:
Attn: 10-13 Sgt. Ferrara
94-41 43 Avenue
Elmhurst, NY 11373
To read the full story, visit http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140903/elmhurst/nypd-sergeant-mourned-after-dying-from-911-related-cancer.
Written by Lulaine Compere