9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez gets posthumous key to New York City

The former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund was posthumously honored with a key to his city 수치표고모델 다운로드.

Mayor Bill de Blasio presented the honor to the family of Det. Luis Alvarez in City Hall Tuesday afternoon, as CBSNewYork reported Gosbaby download.

“To the entire family, you shared Lou with this city,” de Blasio said, according to BC 4 New York. “You shared him in a way we will never forget 로제타스톤 언어팩 다운로드. He made this a better place. It’s just a true statement that one person can do so much.”

De Blasio added: “We can honor him in a way that few people have been honored in the history of this city because he belongs in that pantheon.”

Alvarez  died in June 생식의 우리 다운로드.

He appeared with former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart this summer to plead with Congress to extend the compensation fund.

Alvarez spent three months laboring in the World Trade Center rubble after the 2001 attacks 무당마검 다운로드.

Alvarez had discovered he was going into liver failure after finishing his 69th round of chemotherapy, and gave his last-ever interview on “Shepard Smith Reporting.”


Alvarez told Smith he had no regrets, and was simply doing his job on the day of the attacks Steam Community Download.

“I have no regrets — no regrets whatsoever,” he said. “9/11 happened. We got called down. It’s my job as an NYPD detective to respond to emergencies 안드로이드 롤리팝 5.0 다운로드. So, no hesitation. We went down, spent about three months down there doing the bucket brigade, doing rooftop detail, trying to find remains. I did what every other FDNY, NYPD, EMS worker — everybody Genie flac download. I’m nobody special. I did what all the other guys did. And now we’re paying the price for it.”

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