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Come walk through Ground Zero with Dr. Arthur M. Bohanan

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Parrott-Wood Memorial Library

3133 West Old Andrew Johnson Highway

Strawberry Plains, TN 37871

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Guest speaker: Arthur M. Bohanan
CBCPrints@yahoo.com

Arthur M. Bohanan is an internationally award winning patented inventor, researcher, lecturer and writer, a Certified Latent Print Examiner (one of 860 in the world), a certified FEMA Mass Fatality Course Instructor and a certified police instructor with 55years in the study and practical application of forensics in thousands of violent crime scenes. He earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from East Tennessee State University with further studies at the University of Tennessee. The International Inventors Hall of Fame (Atlanta) awarded Art a Doctorate for pioneering research into children's fingerprints. He wrote “Care of the Dead and Their Families”, a chapter in “Advanced Disaster Medical Response” published by Harvard Medical International( printed in 9 languages worldwide).
Art was one of the first seven (Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team-FEMA) responders from Tennessee to go the World Trade Center/911 disaster. His team set up a morgue in ground Zero and worked there ten twelve hour days on human remains identification. He was reassigned for six more weeks (twelve hour days) in the New York City Medical Examiner's office to recover DNA from countless fragmented body parts. Art has assisted in eight airplane crashes ( including Flight 581 on November 12th 2001 in New York City) worldwide to recover and identify human remains. Bohanan is a real life character in the Jefferson Bass series of Body Farm books, Patricia Cornwell's "The Body Farm" and recently completed his own story in "Prints of a Man" He currently works with a team of researchers to locate lost graves and determine the gender of the long dead back 300 years with amazing accuracy.

Art will be presenting the DMORT team'S response including photo and behind the scene events never seen before. The first responders produced a moving video set to music that you will never forget. Come walk through Ground Zero, feel what the responders seen and felt.

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