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Fred Guttenberg Book Launch at Book Fest In Your Living Room
September 15, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm EDT
Fred Guttenberg, author of the upcoming Find the Helpers, will participate in the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta “Book Fest In Your Living Room” event this Tuesday, September 15th at 8pm EDT.
Fred will be discussing his new book with Holly Firfer, CNN journalist. This virtual event is being presented by the MJCCA in partnership with the National JCC Literary Consortium.
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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.