The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy is less than two months away.
There will be many commemorations, many reflections on how downtown New York and the country has changed since then. But for the people who lived and worked downtown during that time and are still with us, this is also time to take stock of their own health.
The federal government has created two programs to assist the 300,000 people who lived and worked downtown, the World Trade Center Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. One of those programs is up against a deadline that is expiring this week.
We talk with Chris Sorrentino, a market maker who worked on the NYSE floor for 24 years before…