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One Woman’s Commitment Brings Honor to Red Hook’s Fallen

In the summer of 2009, Josie Sanfeliu filled her bike basket with petition papers, strapped on her bike helmet, and rode from her home in Park Slope, past the Gowanus Canal and under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway to a series of firehouses in Red Hook. It was a 15-minute trip that she had made many times since September 11, 2001, and would make a hundred more times over the next two years.