Cancer-Stricken Man From Wisconsin Gets Help From NYPD Captain

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NYDN.com– A dying Wisconsin man and his wife came to Times Square last New Year’s Eve in hopes of scratching off a bucket list item: watch the ball drop at the stroke of midnight.

Just minutes before midnight, the couple roused themselves, put on their coats and “Happy New Year” hats and labored out into the crowds near the 42nd St. subway station to stake out a spot.

Then another hitch: The pedestrian plaza was already so packed that the two couldn’t see the show. Sadness and panic set in.

That’s when Diana turned around to pray for guidance and started pacing. She walked about five feet and came face to face with then-NYPD Lt. Jamiel Altaheri, a transit district cop…

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