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Talat Hamdani

35th Avenue and 204th Street in Bayside, Queens (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Queens Street Being Renamed For 9/11 Hero Thought To Be Terrorist

A 9/11 hero once labeled a terrorist is finally getting the honor he deserves, nearly a dozen years later.

02/13/2013

Mohammed Salman Hamdani (credit: Queens College)

Queens College Honors 9/11 Hero Mohammed Salman Hamdani With Scholarship

The government labeled Pakistani-born Mohammed Salman Hamdani a terrorist on 9/11, but his mother knew differently.

05/24/2011

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., center, the only Muslin in Congress, becomes emotional as he testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on the extent of the radicalization of American Muslims, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Muslim Congressman Breaks Down At Radicalization Hearing

Rep. Peter King’s hearings took an emotional turn when Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, tried to speak of the heroism and patriotism of Mohamad Salman Hamdani, a New York City EMT who died on 9/11.

03/10/2011