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When Throggs Neck native Stephen Duffy joined the FDNY eight years ago, he hoped he could make a difference, and perhaps one day even save a life. Last month, Duffy was honored by the department for his life-saving heroics, although his act of bravery took place in a hospital bed, not a burning building.

At an emotionally charged ceremony on January 19, Duffy got the chance to meet the teenage girl whose life he saved three years ago through a bone marrow transplant.

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