Surviving 9/11 was ‘just the first piece of the journey’

  • Retired NYPD Officer Mark DeMarco, poses for a portrait in his home in the Staten Island borough of New York on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. For a time after 9/11, He replayed the what-ifs in his mind. If he’d gone right instead of left. A bit earlier. Or later. “I couldn’t figure out how I got out of there alive,” he says. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

NEW YORK — Trapped deep in the wreckage of the World Trade Center, Will Jimeno lived through the unthinkable. Twenty years later, he’s still living with it.