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Ex-FDNY EMT Working to Unify City's EMS Workers

NEW YORK CITY — A small band of city emergency workers and paramedics, led by a former FDNY EMT who resigned following dozens of alleged disciplinary infractions, have peeled off the gloves to create the Big Apple's first citywide advocacy group for emergency medical workers.

The organization, called Banshee, started in 2008 and now boasts several dozen members, according to founder Walter Adler, who served as an FDNY EMT from 2008 to December 2011. The name refers to the spirit in Irish mythology who appears and emits a wail just before a person dies.

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