Robert Curatolo‚ 31‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Ladder 16. A six-year FDNY veteran‚ he had just gone off duty when the World Trade Center call came in‚ and he responded anyway. A fellow firefighter captured the courage of Curatolo and Lieutenant Ray Murphy on film after the first tower collapsed as they walked‚ covered with dust‚ toward the other tower. Two of Curatolo’s brothers are firefighters‚ and another brother is a New York City police officer. Curatolo had been married only a few weeks before September 11th.
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