On January 19, 2000, a fire raged through the freshman dormitory at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, killing three students and injuring 58 others. Among the victims were Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos, roommates from poor neighborhoods who made their families proud by getting into college. They managed to escape the fire, but both were burned terribly.After the Fire is the story of these young men and their fight to recover from the worst injuries the Saint Barnabas Hospital burn unit had ever seen. It is the story of the extraordinary doctors and nurses who work with the burned, of the mothers and fathers, of faith and family, of the women who came to love these men, and of the invisible ties that bind us to one another.More
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This falls easily on the top 10. Belonging to a book club, I have listened to a wide range of titles from all different genres, but there is something about a True Story, that always gets to me. If you are a fan of watching documentaries or
Not really similar, but compared to what I have listened to, I would say
No, this is the first one.
Mixed emotions. Narrated extremely well, which brings you through a roller-coaster as you become wrapped into the lives of Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos.
If you love True Stories, purchase this one!