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By Rebecca Lester Lightbourn

My patriotism grew to become greater than simply status for the nationwide anthem, protecting my correct give up my middle whereas repeating the Pledge of Allegiance, or putting a bumper sticky label on my automobile that learn, 'Proud to Be an American.' think listening to 'a aircraft has crashed into the Pentagon,' figuring out your daughter used to be within. For writer Rebecca Lightbourn, September 11 replaced her global eternally. A telling account of 1 family's loss and supreme progress in religion, Cry from the Pentagon teaches a well timed lesson on being ready whilst unthinkable tragedy moves. As a surviving kinfolk of 1 misplaced within the terrorist assault at the Pentagon, the Lightbourns have been pressured to come back to grips with the devastation of wasting in their daughter Samantha Lightbourn-Allen. They struggled for solutions, however the actual conflict got here while Samantha's ex-husband again looking custody of the youngsters. either heartfelt and impressive, Cry from the Pentagon serves as a tribute to who Samantha was once as a toddler and later as a lady and mom. This soft memoir recounts the uncertainty of the 1st few days following the assault throughout the lengthy, tedious technique of settling on Samantha's physique, making plans her memorial and burial, and eventually receiving the post-mortem file. sign up for Rebecca Lightbourn in her brave tale as she poignantly stocks the main heart-wrenching trip any guardian will ever make.

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