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ArtAID’s Firefighters Angel Tribute to Lt. Paul E. Geidel

Keith De Cesare, founder and artist of #ArtAID in partnership with #Bravest and Finest created this Angel Tribute to Lt. Paul E. Geidel who was a USAF Korean War combat veteran flying 43 combat missions over North Korea as a gunner on a Douglas B-26 Invader.  Following his military service, Paul joined FDNY in…

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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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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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ArtAID at FDNY Engine 75, Ladder 33.

Paying our respects at FDNY Engine 75, Ladder 33, Battalion 19, in honor of a true hero, Chief Michael J. Fahy, FDNY Battalion 19 Chief, serving New Yorkers nearly twenty years.  He made the ultimate sacrifice evacuating others from a hazardous gas leak. #tellingthestory #firefightersangel @ArtAID      

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Chief Michael J. Fahy Tribute

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro today announced the death of Battalion Chief Michael J. Fahy of Battalion 19, a 17-year-veteran of the FDNY who died from injuries sustained at an explosion in the Kingsbridge section in the Bronx, early this morning. “Our entire city is deeply saddened by…

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