About the BookOut of the Shadow of 9/11 is a little-told story of the collateral damage of September 11. As a veteran tour guide and longtime local six blocks from Ground Zero, Christina Ray Stanton shares an intimate journey of the harrowing event. Through her road to physical, emotional, and spiritual recovery, you'll find your own inspiration in tough times.
They were average New Yorkers.
But in the aftermath, they became American refugees . . .
When the planes hit the Twin Towers, Christina Ray Stanton's life changed forever. As the new dawn of terrorism began, the Manhattan resident and her husband fearfully witnessed the impact just six blocks away from Ground Zero. As toxic dust spread into the air, the Stantons boarded a boat off the island and into the unknown.
With a close friend dead and their beloved dog clinging to life, the Stantons' faith in God was tested. But after months away from her home, Christina trusted in a higher purpose to claim a stronger future. This is their story.
Out of the Shadow of 9/11: An Inspiring Tale of Escape and Transformation is a little-told story of the far-reaching collateral damage of September 11. As a longtime local and veteran tour guide, author Christina Ray Stanton shares an intimate journey of the harrowing event. Through her long road to physical, emotional, and spiritual recovery, you'll discover your own inspiration in tough times.
If you like true stories, heart-wrenching journeys, and emotionally raw perspectives, then you'll love Christina Ray Stanton's honest perspective.
Buy Out of the Shadow of 9/11 to find your way back to faith today!
It's so refreshing to read Christina's story that beautifully maps out her emotional, inspiring, and redemptive journey from that fateful day. --Tony Hale, Emmy-Winning Actor
Stanton writes from her unique perspective as a New Yorker living six blocks from the towers, a NYC tour guide who took tourists to the WTC complex for years, and a refugee in the attacks' aftermath. This is her must-read story--raw, fresh, and honest. --Sarah Anderson, HSN Television Host
Christina and Brian's story is an example of how God used the Christian community to help New Yorkers heal after the attacks. --Kathy Keller, co-author with Timothy Keller of The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God
Many New Yorkers like myself woke up to a beautiful day on 9/11 only to be confronted with the horrors of the towers falling and lives traumatized. Just as circumstances can change, however, lives can be transformed. Read this captivating account of surviving the 9/11 tragedy and moving from victims to victors. --Jenny Chang, Diaconate Director of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City