Money isnâ€™t everything for Scott Aline, a member of Operating Engineers Local 138 in New York who spent months cleaning up the toxic remains of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 terrorist attacks 6-1/2 years ago.
and Abramowski are typical.
also has post-traumatic stress disorder from the strain of trying to find survivors, or their body parts, of the 3,000 people murdered in the attacks.
And since Aline
is disabled now, they didnâ€™t have enough income to keep their house, or their daughter.
used to earn $2,700 a month.
gets Social Security disability checks of $1,100 monthly.
The couple now live in a rented apartment.