Unmeasured strength

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Publisher:
Henry Holt and Co.,
Pub. Date:
2011.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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A survivor's awe-inspiring story of how she overcame tragedy and re-created herself as a wife, mother, and woman

She was a hardworking business woman, had a loving husband and an infant son, and a confidence born of intelligence and beauty. But on 9/11, good fortune was no match for catastrophe. When a wall of flame at the World Trade Center burned more than 80 percent of her body, Lauren Manning began a ten-year journey of survival and rebirth that tested her almost beyond human endurance.

Long before that infamous September day, Manning learned the importance of perseverance, relentless hard work, and a deep faith in oneself. So when the horrific moment of her near-death arrived, she possessed the strength and resilience to insist that she would not yield--not to the terrorists, not to the long odds, not to the bottomless pain and exhaustion. But as the difficult months and years went by, she came to understand that she had to do more than survive. She needed to undergo a complete transformation, one that would allow her to embrace her life and her loved ones in an entirely new way.

Fleeing the burning tower, Manning promised herself that she would see her son's face again. Courageous and inspiring, Unmeasured Strength tells the riveting story of her heroic effort to make that miracle--and so many others--possible.

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9780805094633
9781429996884
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subject_facet Electronic books, Manning, Lauren, Resilience (Personality trait), September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Biography, Terrorism -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography, Terrorism -- United States -- Biography, Victims of terrorism -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography
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