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"Thunder Dog" by Michael Hingson
« on: November 13, 2011, 11:24:42 AM »
Just downloaded it. Cant put it down. Went through his whole life from his premature birth and the cause of his blindness all the way through and past 9/11 when he was in Tower 1 when it was hit.
His most interesting quote?

"It isn't the fact that I was in Tower 1 when it was hit; it was the story of how I got there."


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Re: "Thunder Dog" by Michael Hingson
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2011, 12:28:01 PM »
I haven't read it yet, but it's on my "download soon" list. It's available on BARD:

Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero

Hingson, Michael. Read by Peter Ganim. Reading time 7 hours 19 minutes.

Blindness and Physical Handicaps

Michael Hingson, an executive who worked in the North Tower of the World Trade Center, recounts his escape after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Hingson, blind since birth, describes what he and his guide dog Roselle experienced as she led him down seventy-eight flights of stairs to safety. 2011.

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