Close 16 Years Later Exposure to 9/11 'Dust' is Still Showing up in Children's Blood It's been 16 years since 9/11, but its effects are leaving lasting damage on the younger generation. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports. WCNC 4:38 PM. EDT September 11, 2017 TRENDING VIDEOS NOW: LulaRoe or LulaNO? Mom set to lose thousands over LuLaRoe issues Lebron James Tweet Sunday's forecast & tracking Maria Road rage arrests Local man makes designs for Panthers Amber Alert issued for NC child Fans show their support for Ric Flair WATCH: Officers & fire fighters arrive to grant girl's birthday wish Cupcrazed robbery More Stories Panovich: Outer Banks likely to see Maria's impacts Sep 23, 2017, 11:00 p.m. Recent fatal accidents involving trains bring up… Sep 23, 2017, 11:59 p.m. Remembering Chelsea: Community honors her legacy… Sep 24, 2017, 12:27 a.m.