The Survivor Tree Poem: Arts Advocating Healing

“There is nothing so bad that we cannot survive it.”

The Survivor Tree is a children’s poem on behalf of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. It’s the story of a lone pear tree at the World Trade Center that miraculously survived the collapse of the Twin Towers on 9/11. Discovered in the rubble by recovery workers and nursed back to health, the Survivor Tree has become a metaphor for hope and the resilience of the human spirit.

 

Another testament to The Arts and its healing powers.

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