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Johnny Walker was working for the NYPD on September 11, 2001. Today, he has stage 4 colon cancer.
Scientists studying 9/11 survivors say they have higher rates of many kinds of cancer, including breast, cervical, colon, and lung.
Walker had his family’s DNA mixed into red tattoo ink used on his arm to keep them close during treatment.
The DNA extraction technique was developed by a company called Everence, which can turn hair, ash, grass, sand or any other material into a microencapsulated powder that tattoo artists can mix into their inks.
Retired NYPD officer Johnny Walker is living with the toxic effects of responding to the World Trade Center attack on 9/11.
As a result of the time he spent in the dangerously