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An Evening with Fred Guttenberg
January 19, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm EST
Please join Fred Guttenberg, author of Find the Helpers, for a special event this Tuesday, January 19th at 7:30 pm EST!
Fred will be in conversation with Mayerson JCC of Cincinnati where he will discuss his celebrated book in detail.
“American activist, Fred Guttenberg, is joining us for a discussion about his novel, Find the Helpers. The unforgettable story reminds us that we can work towards a better world, find others who will join in to help, and leave the world a better place than we entered into it. Filled with untold stories and encounters with national figures, Find the Helpers reminds us that we are, indeed, better together.
Fred Guttenberg’s new book Find the Helpers: What 9/11 and Parkland Taught Me about Recovery, Purpose, and Hope can be purchased from Joseph Beth Booksellers. For curbside pick-up, dial 513-396-8960, choose option 3, and complete your purchase. You can also order online here.”
This event is free as long as you RSVP!
What 9/11 and Parkland Taught Me About Recovery, Purpose, and Hope
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 has become an activist dedicated to passing common sense gun safety legislation.
Fred was already struggling with deep personal loss. Four months earlier his brother Michael died of 9/11 induced pancreatic cancer. He had been exposed to so much dust and chemicals at Ground Zero, the damage caught up with him. Michael battled heroically for nearly five years and then died at age fifty.