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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Trevor Orsinger  

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Born: 1938 in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Illinois Connection

Trevor was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Trevor Orsinger wrote, The Firefighter’s Best Friend with his brother Drew Orsinger. The Firefighter’s Best Friend is the first book to document the role and tradition of dogs who have dwelled in Chicago firehouses through real life stories, history, and photography. This soft-cover book sells for $19.95 and is available through the publisher, or the author’s website at www.firehousedogs.com. A percentage of the proceeds generated from the sales of this book are donated to the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Burn Camp “I Am Me,” for children who have been hospitalized for burn injuries, a cause near to the hearts of Chicago firefighters.


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Awards

-- Trevor and his brother Drew were honored at the 2004 Illinois Authors Book Fair sponsored by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library in Springfield, Illinois.