This is a repost from my blog from 2008 it tells the way I remembered some of that day and one of the victims and her long and painful recovery.
In the first hours, before going into a coma, and struggling with the unbearable pain, Lauren questioned whether she wanted to live. It was love for her 10-month-old son Tyler, and her husband, Greg, that ultimately inspired Lauren to continue the fight for her life.
"I chose to make it," she told the Chicago Tribune nearly a year after she was injured. "I’m not going to conduct my life in the confines of what these people did to me and my colleagues."
During her recovery, Greg held vigil by her bedside, reading her poetry, as she lingered in a medically induced coma.He also began writing daily e-mails to an ever-widening group of family and friends detailing his wife’s recovery. His communications are chronicled in a book titled.
"The most memorable moment for me, quite literally, came the morning of September 11 when I found…
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