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Survivor of Pentagon Attacks on 9/11 to Share His Inspirational Story with a Local Bookstore

11-06-2010 02:12 PM CET | Politics, Law & Society

Press release from: Blooming Twig Books

In “Pentagon Prayer,” Dan Holdridge shares his personal experience on 9/11/01 and how he survived our nation’s worst tragedy while learning his purpose of life.

NEW YORK CITY — November 2, 2010 — All Americans remember where they were on September 11, 2001. When the Pentagon was attacked on 9-11, 184 heroes as little as 10 feet away from author Dan Holdridge were killed.

Now, Dan travels the country delivering high impact motivational speeches and inspiring people nationwide. “You don’t have to live through a terrorist attack to learn from one,” writes Holdridge in the first major memoir written by a survivor of the events of 9/11 at the Pentagon.

Dan will visit Skaneateles, NY to share his book and inspirational story with the community with a book signing at Creekside Books & Coffee this Sunday, November 7th, from 3-5pm.

In Pentagon Prayer, Dan challenges his readers to appreciate the life they are living right now, while appreciating the people around them for the contributions they made. His book defies the status quo by claiming that real success is found by living in humility while giving gratitude. He paints a remarkable picture of family, country, and appreciation while helping his readers find an answer to the most important question: “Why am I here?”

Pentagon Prayer – Story of a 9/11 Survivor by Dan Holdridge will be available in trade
paperback (ISBN 978-1-933918-58-7) by Blooming Twig Books and can be found on
www.amazon.com. For more information please visit the author’s web site
www.danholdridge.com.

Press materials are available upon request

About Dan Holdridge:
On September 11th, 2001, Dan’s life almost ended when he was injured in the terrorist
attack on the Pentagon. Almost recovered physically, Dan is currently the CEO of his
family business but also dedicates his time speaking to people across the country about
his experience that day, what helped him heal and how he became an even stronger
person than ever before. He has close ties to the USDA and the National 4-H
Organization, as well as numerous universities and corporations. Although he still
experiences many physical after-effects of the 9/11 attack, his approach to
“appreciating” everyone around him has given him a new lease on life. Visit www.danholdridge.com for more information.

Blooming Twig, based in New York City, is the publisher of award-winning books that matter, from self-help to children’s fiction. We publish between 15 and 20 new titles each year, and are distributed in the United States and internationally.

P.O. Box 4668 #66675
New York, NY 10163

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