Michael Hingson





Michael Hingson


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When the World Trade Center was attacked on 9-11, it was as though the world stood still. It was a day that captured our full attention. Michael Hingson and his Guide Dog Roselle were on the 78th floor of Tower One that day, and were able to make their way to safety and survive the attack. The duo was immediately thrust into the international spotlight, becoming well-known representatives of the strength of the human/animal bond and a living example of the powerful partnership that exists between a blind person and their Guide Dog. In 2002 Michael joined the Guide Dogs for the Blind team as the National Public Affairs director, to share his story throughout the world on behalf of the school. In June of 2008 Michael left Guide Dogs to form T ...more

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Michael Hingson visits Billerica
Author appearance, September 14, 2017 07:00PM
Billerica Memorial High School, 35 River Street, Billerica, MA, US

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“Prejudice comes from being in the dark; sunlight disinfects it.”
Michael Hingson, Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself. JOSH BILLINGS”
Michael Hingson, Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust

“I still believe in dreams. I still think that if we work together, things will turn out all right. I still feel that if we each treat each other with kindness, dignity, and respect, we will live happily ever after. I have hope.”
Michael Hingson, Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust



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