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Project Rebirth: Survival and the Strength of the Human Spirit from 9/11 Survivors

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Written in conjunction with the documentary Rebirth, a full decade in the making, an uplifting look at the lives of nine individuals whose lives were forever changed by the largest tragedy our nation has ever faced.

The images of the burning towers, the heartbroken friends building memorials, the minute-by-minute accounts of the horrors of that day-all are indelibly etched
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published August 18th 2011 by Dutton
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Nikki
Apr 08, 2014 Nikki rated it it was amazing
This is a great companion piece to the documentary. Three additional people's stories are told and while some are more compelling, I feel like this gives a great insight about grief, loss, and recovery. The main take away from the book is that grief and rebirth are intensely personal and there is no set path. What may help one person over the loss of someone or something might hinder another person.

It's written in a straight-forward manner, with author or clinical intrusion. While the authors cr
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Steve Parcell
Aug 19, 2015 Steve Parcell rated it liked it
I feel a bit guilty to be honest as I wanted to love it but I couldn't.

It was just too disjointed and a little preachy in its conclusion.

Half of the stories were beautiful moving portraits of sons, lovers, husbands, wives losing their loved on in 9/11. The lad who's mother worked for Cantor Fitzgerald and died in the initial impact told a poignant wonderful tale of following in his mother's footsteps. He also delivered a eulogy after 9/11 and a sparrow landed on his head which was incredible.

But
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Kim Hollstein
Aug 23, 2013 Kim Hollstein rated it it was ok
Shelves: abandoned
Surprised this wasn't more compelling. Borrowed thru MORE, so I had to return it in a month. Maybe if I could draw it out longer I could've read it. The stories just didn't grab me like most 9/11 stories do. Hope to retry it in the future...
blmagm
Nov 20, 2011 blmagm rated it really liked it
You don't need to have experienced the tragedy of 9/11 personally to relate to this book. Anyone who has experienced a loss or grief (consequently everyone) can benefit from both the narrative accounts and the author's commentary.
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