If it sounds like a life made for the movies .. it is. Losing both legs in Iraq in 2007, Col. Greg Gadson found new purpose in life by mentoring a struggling NFL team to a Super Bowl championship. He has starred in a major motion picture, become a motivational speaker and supported countless veterans in their roads to recovery. He and his co-author, Terese Schlacter, will share his awe-inspiring story.
|UA BookStore (Seats 150)
|Sun, Mar 10, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Lower Level (following presentation)
|Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Colonel Gregory Gadson (Ret.) was grievously wounded in an IED attack in Iraq in 2007 while he and his unit were returning from a service for two fallen soldiers. He subsequently lost both legs and severely injured his right arm, and, in the course of his rehabilitation and recovery, he became a source of inspiration and motivation for other war-wounded at the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center....
Terese Schlachter is an author, video producer, writing coach, instructor and Chief Storyteller at Ridgeback Communications. She began her career in her hometown of Toledo, Ohio, as a reporter at WTVG-TV, botching several live reports before taking her place behind the camera as a producer....