Artie Van Why Shares His Story of 9/11
and Living With PTSD



Nick Gould Photography, Lancaster, PA

For Artie Van Why, 9/11 is not just a chapter in our history books. For him, 9/11 is when his life, as he knew it, was indelibly changed forever hukum octafx. Artie wasn’t watching the events unfold on TV; as most of America, and the world, were that morning. He was in New York; standing on Church Street before the World Trade Center.

As a 9/11 eyewitness, Artie has pledged to share his story of that fateful morning as a Playwright, an Author and, first and foremost, a Public Speaker. As Artie’s speaking engagements increase, he is being recognized for his captivating narrative; transporting his audiences back to the events of that morning as if they were right there beside him.

And as a 9/11 survivor, Artie shares his struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); which can affect anyone who has had to face a tragedy, trauma or loss


speaking-homeSince 2003 Artie has shared his story with a variety of schools, groups and organizations.

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The Play

Artie first told his story in That Day In September; the one man play he wrote and performed.

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The Book

book-homeAfter leaving New York, Artie adapted his play into a memoir published in 2006.

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