University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Helen Hudson


Helen Hudson, author of, "Kissing Tomatoes," is passionate about loving, protecting and keeping the elderly at 'home' as long as possible. "Institutions are for inmates, not our preciously aging ancestors," she insists. Her memoir chronicles the 13 years that she and her husband cared for her grandmother who had Alzheimer's. Helen also writes a blog for Boomers, Agefully Aging, which now has readers in more than 96 countries. She is a former Campus Entertainer of the Year and is listed in The Guinness Book of Sports Records for being the first person to sing the national anthem at every major league stadium in one season.

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Scheduled events:
Helen Hudson - Tent Talk
Author Pavilion Tent Talk

Author Pavilion — Tent Talks, Booth #239 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 11, 11:00 am - 11:10 am
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction

Author: Helen Hudson
Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction

Book:
Kissing Tomatoes
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
book baby
December 2013
ISBN 9781619272866
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

In her bittersweet memoir, Helen Hudson writes about her beloved "Granny Jo," who has Alzheimer's disease. More/less

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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