Brushing Away the Ashes: What Happens After the Flames? is an inspirational story of faith and strength. It is the story of a family's struggle to survive the agony that comes with an accident that sets their husband and father on fire. Rick Norey was burned over 80% of his body in an accident while teaching his high school auto shop class. The students in his class saved his life. The small town community of Plainwell, Michigan supported his recovery. His family never let the flames take away the will to survive. How does a person live through such an ordeal? What is it like to become a ball of fire? Could you survive hell on earth? With the help of God and people who loved him, Rick Norey survived and his wife, Terri, tells how a strong marriage and the love of family and friends made it possible. Read along as a family learns to cope with what happens after the flames.