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By Suzanne Bernier,Candice L. Davis,Hon. Tom Ridge

THE past due FRED ROGERS, cherished and delicate HOST OF PBS' Mister Rogers' local for over 30 years, as soon as stated: "When i used to be a boy and that i might see frightening issues within the information, my mom could say to me, 'Look for the helpers. you'll always locate those who are helping.'" Helpers and heroes shine brightest in darkness. catastrophe Heroes recounts the tales of normal males, ladies, and youngsters who've performed amazing issues to assist reply, rebuild, and get over catastrophes world wide. were you aware it was once an American from Pennsylvania who finally stored the lives of 33 Chilean miners in 2010? Or that the country of Louisiana donated a hearth truck, the Spirit of Louisiana, to FDNY following Sep 11, all due to a spur-of-the-moment outburst from one Louisiana guy? Or landscaper from Florida helped shop hundreds of thousands of lives after the 2010 Haiti earthquake? Former journalist Suzanne Bernier, now an award-winning predicament administration advisor, teacher and speaker, used to be first encouraged to put in writing catastrophe Heroes whereas partaking in her first New Orleans volunteer rebuilding attempt following typhoon Katrina. After listening to such a lot of inspirational tales of aid, desire, and therapeutic, she determined to discover and profile daily heroes interested in responding to a couple of the world's most vital fresh failures. those tales shine a mild on daily heroes who led and encouraged others following mess ups corresponding to September 11, typhoon Katrina, the Chilean mine cave in, the Haiti earthquake, and the Japan tsunami. a lot of those tales pass cultures, nations, and continents, highlighting the truth that there are not any borders by way of aiding others. we are all during this jointly. despite our historical past, the place we are from, or what we do for a residing, those inspiring tales remind us that there is a hero in every one of us.

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