Sept. 11 Compensation Filings Exceed Goals

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Officials say 95 percent of the relatives of victims of the World Trade Center attacks have applied to the Victim Compensation Fund. Many families waited two years to apply to the federal fund, barely beating Monday's deadline. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Marian Fontana, whose husband died in the attacks.



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