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This First Responder Was at Ground Zero on 9/11 — Now He’s Fighting Covid-19

As a NYPD detective, Dennis Canale was at Ground Zero on 9/11 and has lived through several terrorist events and Hurricane Sandy. Now, working as a physician assistant in Staten Island, NY, he’s fighting to save lives during the coronavirus pandemic. In my series for TIME magazine, Dennis told me: “This is definitely something that I’ve never seen before in all my experience.”