After September 11, Healy worked on the front lines of the tragedy as communications director for Lutheran Disaster Response of New York and the Lutheran Bishop of the Metropolitan New York Synod. At times, the book does touch on religion lightly, but never in an offensive way. So, I think those of us not of the Christian faith can benefit from reading this.
These are all amazing and inspiring people, for sure. However, to me, the most captivating story of all you'll read about is about a young lady (a liver transplant recipient as a baby) who was just 11 in 2001. She has leveraged the tragic experience ever since to celebrate life by raising awareness among teens about the homeless.
“Commemorating 9/11 is a way to remember the tragedy and to let survivors know that they haven’t been forgotten,” Dr. Grand says.
Saturday, September 10, 2011 – 9/11 National Day of Service & Remembrance
Sunday, September 11, 2011 – 10th Anniversary is Marked in Cities & Towns Across U.S.