"What Brothers Do" is the true story of two brothers. The first is Captain Patrick Brown, a highly decorated and well respected member of the New York City Fire Department, who was killed in the World Trade Center attacks of 9/11. The second is Michael Brown, a former New York City firefighter and presently a Las Vegas emergency medicine physician. The story takes the reader on Michael's journey back to New York and Ground Zero in the desperate search for his brother and his experiences through post 9/11 New York. Michael is told by all who knew his brother that if anyone could get out of the Towers alive it would be Patrick. As he slowly loses hope of finding his brother alive, Michael changes his focus and determination to fulfilling his brother's last wishes. In his attempt to honor Patrick, Michael must work through his anger and grief and overcome serious personal challenges. But, he finds friendship and support in an "inner circle" of new friends, reconnects with family members and discovers that Patrick's spirit lives on. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Michael Everett Brown, M.D., is a board-certified emergency medicine physician practicing in Ls Vegas, Nevada, where he resides with his wife Janet and their four dogs. Born and raised in the Now York metropolitan area, he was a volunteer firefighter in Westbury, Long Island, for more than 12 years and a New York City firefighter in Harlem's Engine Company 37 for four years. He is currently a member of the Nevada Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue Team. In 2001, he received a U.S. Congressional Recognition Award for "selfless acts and commitment to his profession above and beyond the call of duty." He has written two screenplays and is currently working on his third book.
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