A decade of hope [electronic resource] : stories of grief and endurance from 9/11 families and friends / Dennis Smith with Deirdre Smith.
- ISBN: 9781101543511 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1101543515 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9781101540633 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 110154063X (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource : ill.
- Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, 2011.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Dan Nigro, former Chief of Department, FDNY -- Ray Kelly, Police Commissioner of New York City -- David Prezant, Chief Medical Officer for the EMS of the FDNY -- Jay Jonas, FDNY retired deputy chief -- Ada Rosario Dolch, former New York City high school principal -- Peter King, Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives -- Lee Ielpi, FDNY retired firefighter -- Brendan Ielpi, FDNY firefighter -- Jim Smith, retired NYPD police officer -- Dan D'Allara, businessman and musician -- Zack Fletcher, FDNY firefighter -- Ken Haskell, FDNY firefighter -- Michael Burke, hotel executive in New York City -- Talat Hamdani, New York City schoolteacher -- Toni Ann Caroll, former paralegal -- John Vigiano, retired FDNY captain -- Debra Burlingame, attorney and 9/11 activist -- George Siller, cofounder of the Steven Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation -- Jay Winuk, public relations executive -- Akiko Takahashi, team member of a New York City hedge fund -- Ray Habib, real estate executive -- Robert and Barbara Jackman and Erin Jackman, cofounders of the Brooke Jackman Foundation -- Cameron and Ann MacRae, cofounders of the Cat MacRae Memorial Fund -- Rudy Abad, founder of the Marie Rose Abad Village in Manila, the Philippines -- Sally Regenhard, community activist -- 9/11 tribute organizations mentioned in A Decade of Hope.
|Summary, etc.:|| The tenth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon is an occasion sure to be observed around the world. But among the memorials, political speeches, and news editorials, the most pressing consideration--and often the most overlooked--is the lives and well-being of the 9/11 first responders, their families, and the victims' families over the past decade.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version edition.
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