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Hospitals: no John Does from twin tower collapse

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NEW YORK — Hospitals treating the injured from the World Trade Center attacks said Monday that no one remains unidentified.

People searching for friends or relatives have been clinging to the hope their loved ones may be hospitalized, their names still unknown. They have plastered photographs of the missing on walls and windows around town.

But "we've got a handle on everyone who's here," said Bill McCann, spokesman for Bellevue Hospital Center. "No one's unidentified."

The same held true at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center; New York University Downtown Hospital, which has seen more than 1,000 patients; New York University Medical Center; and New York Weill-Cornell Medical Center.

Lynn Odell, a spokeswoman for the NYU institutions, said that members of the Greater New York Hospital Association at one point had 18 injured, unidentified victims, but all had been identified by Friday.