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Rebecca Alexander book “Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found”

October 3, 2014 in Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

October 19, 2014
2:00 PM
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
8900 Little River Turnpike • Fairfax, VA 22031

Rebecca Alexander visits JCCNV on Sunday, October 19.  Thirty-five-year-old Rebecca Alexander is a psychotherapist, a spin instructor, a volunteer, and an athlete. She is also almost completely blind, with significantly deteriorated hearing. Her first book, Not Fade Awayis a deeply moving exploration of the obstacles we all face—physical, psychological, and philosophical.  Her brother, NBC reporter Peter Alexander, recently did a story about his sister on The Today Show.

http://www.today.com/health/peter-alexanders-sister-rebecca-wont-let-going-blind-deaf-hold-1D801466264

This event is in partnership with the JCCNV’s Special Needs Department and Special Needs Book Club.
Jessica Tischler will arrange for an ASL interpreter if there is a request.  Contact Jessica at Jessica.Tischler@jccnv.org

Books are now available for sale at the JCCNV front desk.
Not Fade Away: $27.00 + 1.62 (6% sales tax) = $28.62. Book signing following event.
Buy a book at the JCCNV by 4pm on October 15 and receive TWO complimentary admissions to the October 19 event with Rebecca.

Buy tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/190347

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