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After the Fire: A True Story of Friendship and Survival

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Synopsis:

Every so often we encounter a story that makes us cry and makes us strong, that makes us want to hug our children and call our old friends. This bestselling book captures just such a drama in all its heartrending drama. On January 19, 2000, a fire raged through a SetonHalldormitory, killing three students and injuring 58 others. Among the victims were Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos, roommates from poor neighborhoods who had made their families proud by getting into college. After the Fire is the story of Shawn and Alvaro's fight to recover from the worst damage St. Barnabas Hospital's burn unit had ever seen. It is the story of doctors and nurses who work with those terribly touched by fire. It is the story of mothers and fathers, of faith and family. And it is the story of the women who loved these men, who knew that real beauty is a thing not seen in mirrors.

Synopsis:

On January 19, 2000, a fire raged through a Seton Hall dormitory, killing three students and injuring 58 others. Two of the injured, Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos, fight to recover from their serious burns with the love and support of their doctors and family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316066228
Author:
Fisher, Robin
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Author:
Fisher, Robin Gaby
Subject:
General
Subject:
Healing - General
Subject:
Specific Groups - Special Needs
Subject:
Medical - General
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Biography/Medical
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
261
Dimensions:
8.10x5.40x.80 in. .55 lbs.

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Product details 261 pages Back Bay Books - English 9780316066228 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Every so often we encounter a story that makes us cry and makes us strong, that makes us want to hug our children and call our old friends. This bestselling book captures just such a drama in all its heartrending drama. On January 19, 2000, a fire raged through a SetonHalldormitory, killing three students and injuring 58 others. Among the victims were Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos, roommates from poor neighborhoods who had made their families proud by getting into college. After the Fire is the story of Shawn and Alvaro's fight to recover from the worst damage St. Barnabas Hospital's burn unit had ever seen. It is the story of doctors and nurses who work with those terribly touched by fire. It is the story of mothers and fathers, of faith and family. And it is the story of the women who loved these men, who knew that real beauty is a thing not seen in mirrors.
"Synopsis" by , On January 19, 2000, a fire raged through a Seton Hall dormitory, killing three students and injuring 58 others. Two of the injured, Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos, fight to recover from their serious burns with the love and support of their doctors and family.
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