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By Helaina Hovitz,Jasmin Lee Cori,Patricia Harte Bratt PhD

Helaina Hovitz was once twelve years previous and in heart university simply blocks away whilst the realm alternate middle used to be attacked. Her memoir encapsulates the adventure of a woman growing to be up with PTSD after dwelling during the occasions firsthand. After 9/11 chronicles its results on a tender lady on the outset of formative years, following her as she spirals into dependancy and uprising, via loss, chaos, and confusion.

The occasions of Sep 11 have been a really actual a part of Helaina’s existence and are nonetheless vibrant in her reminiscence this day. hundreds of thousands have been stranded in the community, 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 new release turning out to be up within the aftermath of America’s darkest day —and for one younger lady, it's the tale of a survivor who, after witnessing the tip, bought to make a brand new starting. This new exchange paperback version contains tips to deal with trauma, an FAQ part, and a consultant to discussing September 11 with young children.

“Inspirational, brave and fantastically 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 following fifteen years in dramatic - and infrequently distressing - element. This amazing debut is either deeply evocative and extremely personal.” — Peter Canby, Senior Editor, The New Yorker

“A relocating and memorable testomony to a time that modified our nation, advised superbly by way of a tender girl who by no means gave up wish that she may possibly reclaim her existence, regardless of how grim issues looked.” — Sean Elder, contributor, Newsweek

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