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The Dorothy C. Fuqua Lecture Series at Skyland Trail

  • May 17, 2016
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May 17, 2016 - 07:00 pm to May 17, 2016 - 09:00 pm


Please join Julie Hersh, Patrick Kennedy and Senator Creigh Deeds for the Dorothy C. Fuqua Lecture Series at Skyland Trail for a talk called In Our Shoes.  This event will take place at the Carter Center and Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter will give the opening remarks.  

This event is free and open to the public but does require registration.  For more information and to register, please click here.


The Carter Center
453 Freedom Pkwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

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"My grandmother’s suicide had a terrible impact on my mom. Usually fun loving, humorous and jovial, my mother occasionally required hospitalization for depression throughout my childhood. Julie Hersh gives us a documentary ride in the mind of a potential suicide victim, and shows us her road to survival as could only be provided by one "who's been there."  Struck by Living is a story of courage, love, hope and victory."

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Ruth Buzzi comedienne, actress, Golden Globe winner, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
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About Struck By Living

In Struck by Living, Julie Hersh picks apart the irony of her life with humor and brutal honesty. Despite a loving husband, healthy children, financial security, Julie attempted suicide three times. With the help of ECT (electroconvulsive therapy), Julie broke the deadly course of her disorder. Now well, Julie promotes the importance of mental health with collaborations with other artists and organizations.

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