It was not supposed to happen, it was not possible, this was a man that was larger than life, figuratively and literally. We thought he was invincible, we thought the towers he loved so dearly were invincible.....but what we did not count on was the madness of modern day evil.
"Escape from Tower One" Book
"Escape from Tower One", the true story of Vinnie Borst, an employee of the Port Authority of NY/NJ, who survived the actions in the face of tragedy. He was a very close personal friend of Eddie Strauss. A third of the proceeds from the sale of this book will go to two funds: The Edward T. Strauss Memorial Fund to assist those with disabilities and combat homelessness, and the Aspiring Kindness Foundation, a 501(c)(3) that provides financial assistance to support and enhance the abilities of emergency responders and service providers.
To purchase this book and assist both charities, please visit: www.escapefromtowerone.com.
Unable to say goodbye, Vinnie wrote a poem to Eddie on September 22, 2001 which is inlcuded in the book. We've added it to our News page.