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    • The Day the World Came to Town

    • 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
    • By: Jim DeFede
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 359
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355

    When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of US airspace on September 11, the population of this small town on Newfoundland Island swelled from 10,300 to nearly 17,000. The citizens of Gander met the stranded passengers with an overwhelming display of friendship and goodwill.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Humanity's Best

    • By Jen on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $21.67