Ken George, 47, a retired Department of Transportation worker, cleared body parts from Ground Zero for six months after 9/11. In the following decade, he suffered from a heart attack, clogged airways, the 9/11 cough, sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder. He requires 32 pills a day – and without the assistance of the Zadroga Bill, he would not be able to afford future treatment.
“The audience is like a dog. They can feel immediately that you are afraid, that you are insecure, that you’re not in the right state of mind – and they just leave…”
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