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Reminiscences of James P. Hayes : oral history, 2001-2003.

Creator: Hayes, James P., 1949-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 75 p. sound recording: 1 sound cassette (36 min.) sound recording: 1 sound disc (116 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Priest, Therapist

Scope and Contents

Born New York City; education: B.A. John Carol University, M.A. and M.F.C.C. University of Chicago, M.Div. Loyola University-Chicago, M.Ed. Fordham University; career: work under Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross at University of Chicago, ordination in New York, Chaplain University of Southern California Medical Center, counseling of inmates; assignment to St Andrews Roman Catholic Church in New York City; trauma counseling of law enforcement agents; 9/11: rush to site to aid rescue effort, narrow escape as towers fall; post-9/11: spiritual work in morgue; alterations to ministry after 9/11, various reactions of priests on 9/11, evaluation of political response.


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