Brooklyn Grandmother Who Survived 9/11 Dead At 69

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New York — Josephine Harris, a 69-year-old grandmother from Brooklyn whose story of survival during the September 11 terrorist attacks received nationwide attention, has passed away.

On 9/11, following the plane attacks on the World Trade Center, Harris descended 50 floors of stairs in an attempt to escape the building. That’s when she encountered a group of firefighters from Ladder Company 6. New York Magazine described the scene:

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