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An Evening with Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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In 2017, President Obama was asked who gave him hope for the future of the country, and Jason Kander was the first name he mentioned. Suddenly, Jason was a national figure. As observers assumed he was preparing a run for the presidency, Jason announced a bid for mayor of Kansas City instead and was headed for a landslide victory. But after eleven years battling PTSD from his service in Afghanistan, Jason was seized by depression and suicidal thoughts. He dropped out of the mayor’s race and out of public life. In this brutally honest memoir, Jason Kander has written the book he himself needed in the most painful moments of his PTSD. We see him struggle with undiagnosed illness; witness his family buoy him through challenging treatment; and, giving hope to so many of us, see him heal.

Books available for purchase from Left Bank Books.

Details

Date:
July 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.slcl.org/authors

Organizer

Rabbi Brad Horwitz
Phone:
314-442-3271
Email:
bhorwitz@jccstl.org

Venue

Mirowitz Center
8 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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