‘Luckiest man alive’: Why 9/11 first responders’ outlooks may improve even as physical health fails

By | September 10, 2021
Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez’s names are on the federal 9/11 legislation that establishes benefits for first responders. Both men fought to make Congress pass it while they were dying of cancer — and they had another thing in common. In spite of it all, they were content.