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Their parents were firefighters killed on 9/11 — now these 13 have graduated from the FDNY academy

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Carrying on the legacy

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Thirteen children of FDNY firefighters who died on Sept. 11, 2001, graduated from the Fire Academy on Tuesday, carrying on the legacy of their parents' heroism, according to the New York Post.

The 2019 class includes the highest number of "legacy" members since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It includes 12 men and one woman whose parents died in the attacks.

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