Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero
Publish date: August 2nd 2011
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
Pages no: 231
Edition language: English
More than just a survivor account, this is a story of triumph, not just over the tragedy and trauma of that day, but from birth. Having become blind shortly after his premature birth, Mr. Hingson, achieved milestones in life, without even having considered them as challenges -- for instance, riding ...
My full review can be found here:http://samanthatule.wordpress.com/2013/09/06/book-review-thunder-dog-the-true-story-of-a-blind-man-his-guide-dog-the-triumph-of-trust-at-ground-zero-by-michael-hingson/
This is much less a "True Story of a ... Guide Dog... Ground Zero" than it is a "True story of a Blind Man..." but that's OK, I enjoyed it just the same. I sure learned a lot about how modern day blind people fare in the US, and I'm happy and thankful for that, but I was really wanting to learn mor...
This books was a quick read (always a plus for me), but also really was an interesting story! The story definitely stemmed from Michael's experience during 9/11 but he had a lot more to say about how he has adapted to being blind, the struggles (and he didn't let anything stop him), and the progress...
Everyone remembers where they were on 9/11. Michael Hingson was on the 78th floor of the south tower.This is a really interesting inside look at the 9/11 evacuation, what it means to be blind, and insife the partnership of a guide dog and his person. One of the most poignant parts was actually the f...
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