Dr. Gérard Breton, who was instrumental in connecting the 9/11 first responder cancer cases to Ground Zero dust, passed away on June 22. He was 89.
Dr. Breton was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to humble origins, his family said in the death announcement. Through his intelligence and hard work, he became a doctor, eventually rising to become a forensic pathologist with the Ocean County Medical Examiner’s Office in New Jersey.
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