On the first day of school, ten-year-oldÂ Jeffrey and his six-year-old brother, Tyler, climbed out of the school bus at the foot of theirÂ driveway, walking intoÂ their home,Â excited aboutÂ the first day of school. Instantly, their anticipation for the family back-to-school celebration turned to horror as they found their fatherÂ murdered - stabbed and shot in a laundryÂ room awash with blood. With a rush ofÂ adrenaline and terror, Jeffrey hid his younger brother, huddled behindÂ the couch and called 911 where his mother had worked for years as aÂ dedicated telecommunicator.Â Â The boys survivedÂ that day and their widowed mother fought to raise her family but the horror, fear and grief haunted them for years. In Finding Daddy, theÂ boys turned young men, describe their journey from theÂ terrifyingÂ moment they foundÂ their father, through the 911Â call andÂ onto the courageous years that would follow with their 911Â mother at the helm, guiding their survival. Â Told byÂ public-safetyÂ telecommunications professional, Sheila Hanna-Wiles, FindingÂ Daddy is the inspiring true story of reconcilingÂ grief,Â overcoming fear and looking within to discover theÂ character necessaryÂ to fightÂ and move forward in the image and memory of a father and a husband taken too soon. In a rare ironic turn, readers willÂ journey with a 911 professional as that daily call becomesÂ her own.Â The most daunting part of telecommunications is wondering what happened to the people saved in their most critical moments. Finding Daddy brings readers back to the beginningÂ and then to theÂ inspiring ending of aÂ mother and twoÂ sons whoÂ trave
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|Size: ||2.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Titletown Publishing, LLC|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||2370006144489 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|