JAMAICA ESTATES — Vincenza Julian, a sophomore at The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, has grown up hearing about her Uncle Vinny, a firefighter with the New York Fire Department who died at Ground Zero responding to the terror attack at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
An activity at her school during the week leading up to All Souls Day brought her even closer to her uncle.
The assignment: design an “ofrenda” necklace honoring a deceased loved one to wear at school…
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