We're Not Leaving: 9/11 Responders Tell Their Stories of Courage, Sacrifice, and Renewal (Paperback)

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"We're Not Leaving" is a compilation of powerful first-person narratives told from the vantage point of World Trade Center disaster workers-police officers, firefighters, construction workers, and other volunteers at the site. While the effects of 9/11 on these everyday heroes and heroines are indelible, and in some cases have been devastating, at the heart of their deeply personal stories-their harrowing escapes from the falling Towers, the egregious environment they worked in for months, the alarming health effects they continue to deal with-is their witness to their personal strength and renewal in the ten years since. These stories, shared by ordinary people who responded to disaster and devastation in extraordinary ways, remind us of America's strength and inspire us to recognize and ultimately believe in our shared values of courage, duty, patriotism, self-sacrifice, and devotion, which guide us in dark times.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780983237020
ISBN-10: 0983237026
Publisher: Greenpoint Press
Publication Date: September 6th, 2011
Pages: 302
Language: English