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FDNY denied 9/11 disability benefits for firefighter who suffered depression, PTSD until his death at mental hospital

Joe Battista lived the life of a hero — and it cost him his mind.

The retired FDNY firefighter who spent months at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks died in obscurity at a Florida mental hospital suffering from a crippling depression and posttraumatic stress disorder, his family said.

Read More : http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/fdny-denied-aid-ptsd-stricken-ground-zero-firefighter-article-1.3935735

Posted on April 23, 2018

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