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Vito Valenti was a union official who volunteered in the rescue and recovery on September 11 and 12, 2001. He now suffers from pulmonary fibrosis and is awaiting a double lung transplant. Vito is active in lobbying politicians and works helping others through the Fealgood Foundation. In front of his home in Elmont, N.Y., 3/5/2007.