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Families of some 9/11 victims renew legal bid for city list

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 9, 2013 at 8:37 pm •  Published: January 9, 2013

Before the brief court hearing, the group of families held a news conference across the street in Madison Square Park to complain that they were excluded from the decision-making.

“The bottom line is we were never consulted or asked,” Rosemary Cain of Massapequa, N.Y., said. “We were told. Who gives them the right to take ownership of our loved ones?”

Cain’s son, firefighter George Cain, 35, died in the attack.

She said the underground area of the museum was flooded during Superstorm Sandy, and that any remains placed underground might be degraded by a future storm, making future DNA identification less likely.


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