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Our host, Shelley.  Note sign on back.

Thanksgiving weekend is all about the food.   At least that’s what one of our guests says.   And, many of us don’t follow our deepest desires when we are confronted by groaning tables and mounds of sugary desserts.

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We talk to Kara and Bob, two participants in Overeaters Anonymous groups, about how they approach the holiday season.  Both have tips and tidbits to offer from the feast of wisdom that is a 12 step program.

 

 

Coming Right Up:

Nadina LaSpina, prominent disability rights activist, educator, and author of the memoir, Such a Pretty a Girl: A Story of Struggle, Empowerment and Disability Pride will be visiting the San Francisco / East Bay Area from New York City next week. You may have heard her recent interview on our program.

Nadina will be featured at the Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, on Wednesday, December 4th at 6 PM. There, she will read from her memoir, engage in discussions with her audience and answer questions.

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Nadina LaSpina

Copies of the book, which the author will be happy to sign, will be available for sale. CART will be provided. ASL Interpreter upon 3-day prior request. Check website for ticket purchase.

On Thursday, December 5th, at 6 PM, Nadina will be hosting an informal reading, conversation, and book signing at the Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline, Suite 105, Berkeley. Light refreshments will be served and copies of her book will be on hand to purchase.

CART will be available at the event.. ASL interpreter available upon request. Please make the request at least three days before the event to [email protected] If a request for ASL is received less than three days before the event, the presence of an interpreter cannot be guaranteed, though all efforts will be made to have one.

Nadina looks forward to meeting the members of the Bay Area disability community! Please spread the word. Shelley produced and hosts the program.

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