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Title:
America's heroes : inspiring stories of courage, sacrifice and patriotism
ISBN:
9781582614687
Publication Information:
[Champaign, Ill.] : SP, L.L.C., ©2001.
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents:
Constructing the heart of the New York skyline -- Excerpts from President Bush's address to the nation on September 11, 2001 -- Timeline of the terrorist attacks -- Hundreds deployed for attack rescue -- Cave explorer rushed to Ground Zero -- People help each other amid chaos -- Doing God's work -- Americans offer blood, help, prayers -- Here comes the bride -- Rescue workers describe efforts -- Pentagon heroes knew what to do -- Americans open wallets, hearts -- Terrorist hunter's final mission -- Americans raise flags -- Nurse brings hope to tragedy -- Bush, Graham lead prayer service -- Flight 93 heroes heard before crash -- Support for Pentagon rescue workers -- Ship offers bed, shower for N.Y. crew -- Firefighters promoted to fill gap -- America mourns with flags, candles -- Man's best friend -- Rescue teams relieved at Pentagon -- First lady visits injured -- Internet helps propel donations -- New York's mayor shines in adversity -- Yankees moved by visit to families -- Stars pay tribute to attack victims -- A likely hero -- Heroes carry woman in wheelchair 68 floors to safety -- Officer Howard emerges as N.Y. hero -- Pledges support eduction funds -- Victims mourned by Pennsylvania crash site -- Best friends -- "What makes someone want to do this work?" -- WTC landlord envisions four new towers.
Summary:
Describes the actions of firefighters, police officers, building workers, medical personnel, and individual citizens who helped in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Out of the tragedy of the World Trade Center terrorist attack have come heroic stories of incredible courage, sacrifice, and patriotism. These stories of heroism are endless. Firefighters, police officers, building workers, medical personnel, civilian volunteers, and many more risked their lives in hopes of saving just one more life. The stories and images of these incredible events are honored in this book. With approximately 100 color photographs and inspiring text of the courage which has risen above the tragedy, this book serves as a remainder to everyone of all that's good about the spirit of America.
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973.931 America 2001
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Out of the tragedy of the World Trade Center terrorist attack have come heroic stories of incredible courage, sacrifice, and patriotism. Featuring approximately 75-100 color photographs and inspiring text, "America's Heroes" serves as a reminder to everyone of all that's good about the spirit of America.