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Funeral Held for NYC Firefighter Lost in Iraq

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Funeral Held for NYC Firefighter Lost in Iraq

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Funeral Held for NYC Firefighter Lost in Iraq

Funeral Held for NYC Firefighter Lost in Iraq

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A funeral mass is held for the first New York firefighter to die in combat in Iraq. Sgt. Christian Engeldrum was among the rescuers who responded to the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001 and served in New York's National Guard. Richard Hake of member station WNYC reports.