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9/22/2016 - MTU Public Event: Rachel Simon

Join us at 6:00 PM on Friday, October 7th, 2016 at the Black River Beach House (directions) to see award-winning author Rachel Simon speak.  This event is free and open to the public!

“Rachel Simon is the award-winning author of six books and a nationally-recognized public speaker on issues related to diversity and disability. Her titles include the bestsellers The Story of Beautiful Girl and Riding The Bus With My Sister. Both books are frequent selections of book clubs and school reading programs around the country. Rachel's work has been adapted for theater, NPR, the Lifetime Channel, and Hallmark Hall of Fame, whose adaptation of Riding The Bus With My Sister starred Rosie O' Donnell and Andie McDowell, and was directed by Anjelica Huston.

Rachel Simon's awards include The American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation and the U.S Department of Health and Human Services Tommy G. Thompson Recognition Award for Contributions to the Field of Disability. She has also received numerous creative writing fellowships. Rachel Simon writes full time and lives in Wilmington, Delaware.”

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