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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.
  • ISBN13: 9780983237020
  • Publisher: Greenpoint Press
  • Pubilcation Year: 2011
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00302
Specifications
FormatPaperback
Publication DateSeptember 6, 2011
Pages302
Primary CategoryHistory/United States - 21st Century

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

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