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ArtAID Tribute to St. Louis County Officer Blake Snyder

One year ago today: St. Louis County Officer Blake Snyder killed on duty. The 33-year-old officer, Blake Snyder, had four years of service with the St. Louis County Police Department. He leaves behind a wife and a 2-year-old son. Officer Snyder, who served in the Affton Southwest Precinct, and another officer were responding…

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ArtAID’s photo display in the WTC Subway Station

Since the installation of the 1st Ground Zero Memorials on the viewing platforms in 2001, ArtAID has been doing public service artworks serving New York’s September 11th community ever since. As with that work in 2001, and on many subsequent September 11th Anniversaries, the work was not officially sanctioned by the powers that be, we…

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Crowds gather to mark 22nd anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY – Survivors and family members of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing gathered for a remembrance service today, the 22nd anniversary of the attack. The explosion killed 168 people. It was the deadliest act of terrorism on U.S. soil until the Sept. 11 attacks six years later. Timothy McVeigh was…

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Another Hero 1st responder succumbs to toxic effects of Ground Zero – ArtAID Tribute to Lt. Mario Bastidas.

Another Hero 1st responder succumbs to toxic effects of Ground Zero 9-11 cancer claims another hero.  Rest in peace Lt Mario Bastidas.  We will never forget. Rest in Peace #HERO #FDNY #EMS Station 58 LT Mario Bastidas❤🙏🚑🚒🇺🇸 Beloved husband of Penelope J. Bastidas, proud owner of his “furry children” Stone and Seamus, loving brother…

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ArtAID at vigil for EMT Yadira “Yari” Arroyo

The New York City Fire Department FDNY held a vigil for Yadira Arroyo, the hero EMT who was killed in the line of duty last week. The vigil was held on Tuesday night outside EMS station 26 in the Morrisania section of the Bronx. The artist Keith De Cesare and his family presented…

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Detective Steven McDonald – NYPD Guardian Angel ArtAID Tribute

Keith De Cesare, founder and artist of #ArtAID in partnership with Bravest and Finest created this Police Officers Angel artwork. Please share and honor this hero. Our thoughts and hearts go out to his family and friends. “An icon of mercy and forgiveness, a prophet of the dignity of all human life.” Cardinal…

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