World Trade Center "dust lady" Marcy Borders dies at 42

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World Trade Center "dust lady" Marcy Borders dies at 42

A very sad story. Many of us remember the figure of an elegant Black woman emerging from the rubble of the WTC utterly coated in dust. Alas bank worker Marcy Borders never really recovered, was unable to continue working, falling into depression and poly-substance abuse (crack, alcohol etc). She died at only 42.

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/aug/26/911s-dust-lady-marcy-bord...

I don't know, but I suspect that like the rescue workers, after the hype,  other survivors were forgotten and didn't get the help they needed to go on living

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