Ground Zero Hero

4 The Love Of Animals

Following the Recognition Ceremony, which will include speeches and the presentation of awards, there will be demos by dog teams. Sarah Atlas is a search-and-rescue dog handler, one of many civilian volunteers who serve with New Jersey Task Force 1. On the day of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Sarah got the call at 8:46 that she and her German Shepherd, Anna, who was trained for live find and as a therapy dog were to report to the Lakehurst Naval Engineering Station.

2011 142