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Book Festival in Your Living Room: Fred Guttenberg

September 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Book Fest In Your Living Room Presents:
Fred Guttenberg, Find the Helpers: What 9/11 and Parkland Taught Me About Recovery, Purpose, and Hope
In Conversation with Holly Firfer, TV Jouralist

 

ZOOM Webinar Author Talk + Q & A
Tuesday, Sept. 15th @ 8pm

 

FREE Virtual Ticket
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 “Always look for the helpers. There will always be helpers. Because if you look for the helpers, you’ll know there’s hope.” —Fred Rogers, interview with Television Academy, 1999

Fred Guttenberg loved watching Mr. Rogers with his daughter and his son when they were young. Their favorite piece of wisdom was: in the midst of tragedy and catastrophe, find the helpers

Life changed forever on Valentine’s Day 2018. What was to be a family day celebrating love turned into a nightmare. Thirty-four people were shot at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Jaime Guttenberg, a fourteen-year-old with a huge heart, was the second to last victim. That she and so many of her fellow students were struck down in cold blood galvanized many to action, including Jaime’s father Fred, who was already struggling with deep personal loss. Four months earlier, his brother Michael died of 9/11-induced pancreatic cancer.

Find the Helpers tells the story of Fred Guttenberg’s journey since Jaime’s death and how he has been able to get through the worst of times thanks to the kindness and compassion of others.

 

YOU WILL RECEIVE THE ZOOM LINK VIA EMAIL 24 HOURS BEFORE THE PROGRAM AND AGAIN 1 HOUR BEFORE.
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Presented in partnership with the Marcus JCC Atlanta and the JCC Literary Consortium

Programs will be recorded and made available to ticket holders for seven days following the event. Please email Book.Festival@atlantajcc.org for access to the link. 

Details

Date: September 15
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Venue Name:
Address: 401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
Phone: 757-930-1422

Organizer

Organizer Name: Jessi Malkin
Email: