1. HANDFUL OF DUST

    For Badger Father, Conn. Fire Smolders

    FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2011, file photo, firefighters investigate a house in Stamford, Conn., where an early morning fire left five people dead.  An attorney for Matthew Badger, father of three girls killed in the fire, said an intent to sue the city of Stamford was filed Friday, May 4, 2012, for allowing the house to become a fire trap by failing to properly oversee construction. A contractor had been renovating the house at the time of the fire.  (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)

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    Will New Yorkers help? Matthew Badger, whose three daughters died in a Christmas Day fire in Connecticut last year, revealed that he’s still struggling with their deaths in a new interview. The 47-year-old commercial director and New York City resident also said he’s having trouble raising money for the foundation, the Lily Sarah Grace Fund, that he says is his little angels’ legacy. “I put my three daughters out there. And this is what they’re worth?” Badger said of his frustration raising funds. The distraught chain-smoking dad has traveled the world—even visiting the Dalai Lama—searching for peace since his daughters’ deaths.

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