By Helaina Hovitz,Jasmin Lee Cori,Patricia Harte Bratt PhD
The occasions of 9-11 have been a really genuine a part of Helaina’s existence and are nonetheless shiny in her reminiscence this day. 1000's have been stranded locally, together with Helaina, with no telephones or electrical energy or someone to aid. worry and depression took over her lifestyles. it'll take Helaina greater than a decade to beat the PTSD — and next alcohol dependancy — that went misdiagnosed and mistreated. in lots of methods, After 9/11 is the tale of a iteration becoming up within the aftermath of America’s darkest day —and for one younger girl, it's the tale of a survivor who, after witnessing the tip, received to make a brand new starting. This new alternate paperback variation comprises how you can deal with trauma, an FAQ part, and a advisor to discussing 9-11 with young children.
“Inspirational, brave and wonderfully informed. After 9/11 is a testomony to the resiliency of the human spirit.” — Cathy loose, correspondent, PEOPLE magazine
“Helaina Hovitz's engrossing narrative starts within the shadow of the dual towers together with her as a backpack-toting twelve-year-old and performs out over the subsequent fifteen years in dramatic - and occasionally distressing - element. This outstanding debut is either deeply evocative and very personal.” — Peter Canby, Senior Editor, The New Yorker
“A relocating and noteworthy testomony to a time that modified our kingdom, advised superbly by way of a tender girl who by no means gave up wish that she may possibly reclaim her lifestyles, irrespective of how grim issues looked.” — Sean Elder, contributor, Newsweek
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