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The Man In The Red Bandanna, Welles Remy Crowther, Children's Book

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Boston College alum Welles Remy Crowther (BC '99) is best known for saving at least a dozen lives during the September 11 attacks in New York City, during which he lost his own life. The man in the red bandanna is now the main character of a new children's book that recaps his life and story.

When Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father gave him a red bandanna, which he always carried with him. On September 11, 2001, Welles Remy Crowther saved numerous people from the upper floors of the World Trade Center South Tower. "The Man in the Red Bandanna" recounts and celebrates his heroism on that day. Welles' story carries an inspirational message that will resonate with adults as well as young children.

Welles' sister, Honor Crowther Fagan, published her first children's book to honor the memory of her brother. Honor received a BA from Boston College in English and Communications. She is a stay-at-home mom of four future Eagles.

The book may be purchased on, with a portion of the proceeds going towards the Welles Crowther Charitable Trust. I hope that you'll consider purchasing the book to support Welles' family and honor the life of a true Eagle.