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'All Our Sons': 9-11's Black Firemen Remembered

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'All Our Sons': 9-11's Black Firemen Remembered

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'All Our Sons': 9-11's Black Firemen Remembered

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New York firefighter Gerard Baptiste is among those honored in the film. 'All Our Sons: Fallen Heroes of 9/11' hide caption

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New York City firefighters were hailed as true heroes in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks. But some families of fallen African-American firefighters feel their loved ones had been overlooked. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates talks to filmmaker Lillian Benson about how she memorialized those men in her documentary All Our Sons: Fallen Heroes of 9/11.

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