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This book is read by the author who was a victim of the 9/11 attacks. It is an amazing story told by an amazing person. She worked at the WTC, and the morning of 9/11, she had just walked into the building when a fireball erupted from the elevator shaft and lit her on fire. She didn't know how to put the fire out. She made her way outside where there was a little patch of grass and started to roll. A man saw her and threw his jacket over her to smother the flames, then got help for her. She was burned over nearly 85% of her body and was not expected to live, so they more or less ignored her. Eventually she was taken to a burn unit and was put in a medically induced coma. She had a 10-month-old baby, and he is what kept her going once she regained consciousness and started the painful burn treatment protocol. Her husband stood by her, as well as her parents and many friends. She simply willed herself to live and recover, and she did it. I admire her so much. I wonder if I would be as valiant in a similar situation.
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This was an excellent listen. She is amazing and incredible. I only wish that if I were in the same circumstance I could be as brave...but I doubt it.