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The citizens of this country, as well as our friends around the world, truly do stand united.
Heroism has been redefined, our core values have resurfaced and a new sense of local and national community has emerged.
You won't find most American heroes walking through the pages of history books or atop huge monuments. Their names don't generally make the headlines or the 6 o'clock news. A true hero is simply someone who makes a differencelarge or smallin the lives of others.
On September 11, 2001 our nation suffered the tragic loss of thousands of lives in the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Immediately, policemen, firefighters and other emergency workers in New York and Washington, DC along with thousands of other Americans responded with an outpouring of courage, selfless service and faith.
The overwhelming and passionate stories in Chicken Soup for the Soul of America honor and celebrate the men, women and children who stepped forward in this great time of need and, through their actions, exemplified the true nature of the American Spirit!
Celebrate The Soul of America with your loved ones ... with hope and determinationnow and for the future!
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About the Author
Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, #1 New York Times and USA Today best-selling authors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, are professional speakers who have dedicated their lives to enhancing the personal and professional development of others. Matt Adams has extensive broadcasting and media experience and is an accomplished public speaker.
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Matt began his career in the production department at ESPN and can be seen regularly as a business analyst on The Golf Channel.