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YOUR HEALTH MATTERS – BOOK GROUP

February 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Please join us, Alison Kenneway and Kim Noble, RNs from the Kennebunkport Public Health Department on Wednesday, February 16 @ 9:45 am (or via Zoom if you cannot make it in) to identify ways to improve healthy choices and overall well-being.  In celebration of National Heart Month, Your Heart, My Hands by Arun K. Singh, M.D. will be discussed.  A free copy of the book will be supplied to each person registering for this event.  Please call the Library to get on the list (967-2778).  Not able to read the book before the discussion, please feel free to join us and learn more about this month’s book pick.  Help set the course for a healthy and safer you!

 

About the book:  An encouraging and inspiring true story on how a boy from India overcame a difficult childhood and devastating hand injuries and became one of the most preeminent cardiac surgeons in the U.S.  A pioneer in the evolution of treatments for heart disease, America’s number one cause of death in men and women, Dr. Arun Singh has witnessed life and death from a vantage point nearly unmatched in medical history, while performing over 15,000 open heart surgeries. Revered by colleagues and patients, under the hot lights of the O.R. this award-winning surgeon has spent thousands of hours performing life-saving operations, while witnessing the miraculous, the joyous, and the devastating. He has held the life-giving heart in his hand and has been praised for his tireless devotion to preserving the lives this organ sustains.  Dr. Singh’s decorated career is an odyssey of remarkable determination. To illuminate the power of perseverance, Dr. Singh recounts how the same two hands that have so expertly worked to extend life were once crushed and his future nearly shattered. In YOUR HEART, MY HANDS he recalls the fortitude that saw him through a complicated boyhood in India, struggles with dyslexia, and finding his way as an immigrant, to become one of America’s most highly-regarded and preeminent surgeons.

Join Our Discussion and learn about how one man became such an important pioneer for heart health.

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Date:
February 16
Time:
9:30 am - 10:45 am
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Website:
www.graveslibrary.org

Venue

Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library @ 18 Maine St, Kennebunkport, ME 04046, USA
18 Maine Street
Kennebunkport, ME 04046 United States
Phone:
2079672778
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Organizer

Mary-Lou Boucouvalas, Library Director
Phone:
2079672778
Email:
mlbgraves@gmail.com
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