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FF Kevin M. O'Rourke FDNY Rescue 2

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Overall: 3 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 x 1.3 cm )
Copper cuff bracelet inscribed "FF Kevin M. O'Rourke FDNY Rescue 2"
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Inspired by the P.O.W. bracelets of the 1970's, 9.11 bracelets honor the brave men who gave their lives rescuing others on September 11th, 2001. The money raised by the sale of these bracelets was donated to a charity selected by the firefighters. Kevin M. O'Rourke was one of the seven members of Rescue 2 in Brooklyn who lost their lives on September 11.
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Gift of Carrie Cook
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group