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New Memorial Unveiled On Long Island Honoring Victims Of 9/11-Related Illnesses

OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A new 9/11 memorial was unveiled Thursday on Long Island.

The town of Oyster Bay added the "9/11 Walls of Honor" to its Sept. 11 memorial.

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The new Walls of Honor added to the 9/11 memorial in Oyster Bay, N.Y. (Credit: CBS2)

The new addition honors those who have died due to 9/11-related illnesses since the 2001 terror attacks.

Family and friends of victims were on hand for the reading of the names. Later, some placed flowers on the wall during a solemn ceremony.

Town officials say it will add names of additional victims, as needed.

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