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

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A blind man and his guide dog show the power of trust and courage in the midst of devastating terror. It was 12:30 a.m.on 9/11 and Roselle whimpered at Michael's bedside. A thunderstorm was headed east, and she could sense the distant rumbles while her owners slept. As a trained guide dog, when she was 'on the clock' nothing could faze her. But that morning, without her harness, she was free to be scared, and she nudged Michael's hand with her wet nose as it draped over the bedside toward the floor. She needed him to wake up. With a busy day of meetings and an important presentation ahead, Michael slumped out of bed, headed to his home office, and started chipping away at his daunting workload. Roselle, shivering, took her normal spot at his feet and rode out the storm while he typed. By all indications it was going to be a normal day. A busy day, but normal nonetheless. Until they went into the office. In Thunder Dog follow Michael and his guide dog, Roselle, as their lives are changed forever by two explosions and 1,463 stairs. When the first plane struck Tower One, an enormous boom, frightening sounds, and muffled voices swept through Michael's office while shards of glass and burning scraps of paper fell outside the windows. But in this harrowing story of trust and courage, discover how blindness and a bond between dog and man saved lives and brought hope during one of America's darkest days.

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"I Trust Roselle with my Life, Every Day. She Trust Me to Direct Her. And Today is no Different, Except the Stakes are Higher.

Table of Contents

Introduction — Day of Thunder — 1463 stairs — My other soul mate — Hearing the coffee table — Kicked off the bus — Driving in the dark — Warriors with guide dogs — I forgot you were blind — Running with Roselle — We are pretty much just like you — Woman on wheels — A brush and a booda bone — Shake off the dust — It's all worth it.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400203048
Author:
Hingson, Michael
Publisher:
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Author:
Hingson, Michael
Author:
Flory, Susy
Subject:
Biography - General
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Publication Date:
20110831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
256

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