A profound first hand account from inside the towers of 911,Tim Brown

Apr 28, 02:00 PM

Tim Brown a decorated 20yr FDNY firefighter, veteran of the NY Urban Search & Rescue Task Force and a survivor of the 911 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Tim lost 93 friends on Sept 11, including his two best friends and has been a leader in defending the memory of those lost at Ground Zero. Tim served under the leadership of Mayor Giuliani in Emergency Management. This is a profound first hand account from inside the towers, a story of the heroes who ran towards horror of 911.

Tim Brown a decorated 20yr FDNY firefighter, a veteran of the NY Urban Search & Rescue Task Force and a survivor of the 911 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Tim lost 93 friends on Sept 11, including his two best friends and has been a leader in defending the memory of those lost at Ground Zero. Tim served under the leadership of Mayor Giuliani in Emergency Management. This is a profound first-hand account from inside the towers, a story of the heroes who ran towards the horror of 911. Here's what we cover with Tim in this show.      September 11, 2001, that morning when the world changed forever what happened? In all the chaos, Tim had the presence of mind to go to the Plaza Level to do a size up, what did he see? The emotional last moments when Tim saw his friend Captain Terry Hatton. How do you train your mind to run towards the fight, the chaos? The elevator scene - Mike Lynch "I got it” do those 3 words still move Tim today? The collapse of Tower 2, where were was Tim and how did he survive? Tim clung to a pillar in the Marriott which saved him from being blown out of the building by the powerful draft 185 miles an hr winds, what was his internal dialogue at that very moment? How does that moment impact his life today, each day? Ordinary people Extraordinary hero’s.. is it in all of us?  What does it take to be an extraordinary hero? The story of a normal guy, Wells Crouther 104 floors up Sth tower, equity trader, 24 years old, a hero. NYFD, 911 survivor, that’s the identity we give to Tim, how does Tim define his own identity today? How does Tim stay the course to honour that moment and his brothers that were lost that day? Does Tim replay the "what if’s" in his mind? How did it feel to be in a war situation vs a fire situation? When news came that the Seals had killed Bin Laden, what was his first thought, how did he feel? Mayor Giuliani, a great leader, what’s the greatest leadership takeaway from that time?   LINKS   Tim Brown https://eaglerisespeakers.com/2018/11/11/tim-brown/   The Mojo Radio Show http://www.themojoradioshow.com   The Mojo Radio Show on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheMojoRadioShowPodcast/   The Mojo Radio Show on Twitter https://twitter.com/tmrspod   The Mojo Radio Show Answering Machine 08 7200 6656 08 7200 MOJO   The Mojo Radio Show copyright Gary Bertwistle & Darren Robertson   Products or companies we discuss are not paid endorsements. They are not sponsored by, nor do we have any professional or affiliate relationship of any kind with any of the companies or products highlighted in the show.... sadly! It’s just stuff we like, think is cool and maybe of interest to you our listeners.   “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!”