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New York street to be named after late heroic Ghanaian-born soldier

A street in Bronx, New York, is set to be named after Private 1st Class Emmanuel Mensah, the Ghanaian-born US soldier who died rescuing people from the Belmont building fire in December 2017. This was announced by the area’s district councilman, Ritchie Torres. Kwabena Mensah will also receive a Medal of Valor and a Soldier’s Medal from the Army, the …

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