A Dog, A Cat, or a Hero

Which topic would you rather read about?

I know. Everyone loves dogs and cats, so those books snag my attention, too. Always cute, touching stories.

But, here’s another.

Chaplain Bob Ossler volunteered at Ground Zero in New York City after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He talked with suffering people day after day. He talked to the heroes who worked on rescue and recovery, then in the cleanup of the massive seven-story high debris pile. Dedicated men and women, workers and volunteers, committed time and energy to raising the spirit of New York City from the ashes. Their individual stories are touching. Their heroism is unmatched.

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Ossler’s stories in Triumph Over Terror chronicle the aftermath of 9/11 events. Many stories are sad, but some stories show how humor restores spirits of physically, emotionally, and spiritually exhausted  workers and volunteers.

Triumph Over Terror has 51 5-star reviews on Amazon. It was a Finalist in the Best Books of 2017. Now it is up for votes in the Readers Choice Book Awards competition. buff.ly/2zYMgjJ.

At this point, the leading book about a special needs dog has well over 500 votes. The book about a rescued kitty has 200 votes.

Triumph Over Terror has 186 votes.

We would like to move our book about our American Heroes up in this queue. Will you help us. You can vote at buff.ly/2zYMgjJ   Readers Choice Book Awards

Click buff.ly/2zYMgjJ , then click on the black bar and the 1/16 category. Wait a second…it might be a bit pokey. Click on the right arrow on the bar five times, until you get to category 6/16 Memoir. Scroll down til you see the blue and silver cover of Triumph Over Terror by Bob Ossler and Janice Hall Heck. Click on that row. A spinning circle will tell you that you vote has been counted.

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Please help us and vote. This is a book that honors America and all of our hard-working, committed heroes.  Thanks.

Order Triumph Over Terror from Amazon.


About Janice Hall Heck

Janice Heck, coauthor of Triumph Over Terror with Bob Ossler, is a retired educator (special education, early childhood administration). After retiring, she kept her hand in education by teaching English, writing, and computer applications (part-time)in a residential adolescent drug/alcohol rehab program. In her free time, she writes for, edits, and publishes a community newsletter; sings in the Margate Community Church choir; and collects old grammar books just for the heck of it. She loves travel, photography, cats, writing, blogging, blogging challenges, and life-long learning. She is a wife, mother, and Grannie to thirteen grandchildren. She is committed to Relay for Life (cancer), the annual City-to-Shore MS Bike-a-Thon, and the American Heart Association. Welcome to her blog. Connect with her @janiceheck on Twitter, Janice Hall Heck on Facebook, and website www.TriumphOverTerror.com.
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