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9/11 World Trade Center victim identified

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New York City's Office of Chief Medical Examiner has identified the remains of a 55-year-old man who died in the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

The remains of the man, who hadn't been previously identified, were among those recovered from Ground Zero in the months after the attacks. Retesting as advances in DNA techniques has resulted in the identification of more remains.

The man's family has asked that his name not be released, the OCME said.

The number of identified World Trade Center victims is now up to 1,635. Some 2,750 people died in the attack.

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