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Old 03-19-2019, 07:16 PM
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Toolie

Firefighter Joseph “Toolie” O'Toole, age 61, of the FDNY, died on Dec. 12, 2016, from an illness related to his response to the World Trade Center on 9/11. You can read about him here.

The forum software reports that today was Toolie's birthday.

Toolie was the 158th registrant on the forum, a group that now totals more than 7,000. I met him at one of the early MMI workshops, perhaps around 2003 or so. When he learned I was a volunteer firefighter from my youth, he gave me a tee-shirt from his beloved FDNY ladder company in the Bronx. I still have it, but have never worn it. Just couldn't.

Rest easy, brother.

Bill

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