Out of the Shadow of 9/11: An Inspiring Tale of Escape and Transformation



They were average New Yorkers.

But in the aftermath, they became American refugees . . .

When the planes hit the Twin Towers, Christina Ray Stanton's life changed forever. As the new dawn of terrorism began, the Manhattan resident and her husband fearfully witnessed the impact just six blocks away from Ground Zero. As toxic dust spread into the air, the Stantons boarded a boat off the island and into the unknown.

With a close friend dead and their beloved dog clinging to life, the Stantons' faith in God was tested. But after months away from her home, Christina trusted in a higher purpose to claim a stronger future. This is their story.

Out of the Shadow of 9/11: An Inspiring Tale of Escape and Transformation is a little-told story of the far-reaching collateral damage of September 11. As a longtime local and veteran tour guide, author Christina Ray Stanton shares an intimate journey of the harrowing event. Through her long road to physical, emotional, and spiritual recovery, you'll discover your own inspiration in tough times.

If you like true stories, heart-wrenching journeys, and emotionally raw perspectives, then you'll love Christina Ray Stanton's honest perspective.

Buy Out of the Shadow of 9/11 to find your way back to faith today!

Product Details

$10.99  $10.11
Loving All Nations Press
Publish Date
May 28, 2019
5.51 X 0.44 X 8.5 inches | 0.54 pounds
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About the Author

Christina Ray Stanton's work as a licensed NYC tour guide has been featured in print and TV many times in her 23-year career. She is the short-term missions director for Redeemer Presbyterian Church and founder of the nonprofit organization Loving All Nations, which helps the world's poor. She and her husband, Brian, still live within blocks of the World Trade Center.


It's so refreshing to read Christina's story that beautifully maps out her emotional, inspiring, and redemptive journey from that fateful day. --Tony Hale, Emmy-Winning Actor

Stanton writes from her unique perspective as a New Yorker living six blocks from the towers, a NYC tour guide who took tourists to the WTC complex for years, and a refugee in the attacks' aftermath. This is her must-read story--raw, fresh, and honest. --Sarah Anderson, HSN Television Host

Christina and Brian's story is an example of how God used the Christian community to help New Yorkers heal after the attacks. --Kathy Keller, co-author with Timothy Keller of The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God

Many New Yorkers like myself woke up to a beautiful day on 9/11 only to be confronted with the horrors of the towers falling and lives traumatized. Just as circumstances can change, however, lives can be transformed. Read this captivating account of surviving the 9/11 tragedy and moving from victims to victors. --Jenny Chang, Diaconate Director of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City