Description Recovered belt timer/watch belonging to Yamel Josefina Merino. The watch is attached to a clip and appears undamaged. The MetroCare logo is printed on the face of the watch.
Historical Notes Queens native Yamel Merino lived in Yonkers, New York, with her eight-year-old son. At the ambulance company MetroCare, she rose from the transport division to be an emergency medical technician. She hoped to continue her education to become a nurse. On September 11, Yamel was providing medical assistance outside the South Tower when it collapsed. She was 24 years old.