10/18/22 | DEBS’ Book Club Event
October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Please join us at our Book Club event where the author, Nary Ly, will attend and speak about her inspirational story, "Survivor, Scientist, Olympian." We will meet in person at the restaurant, Good Enough to Eat (see details below).
How a Child of the Killing Fields Ran an Olympic Marathon and Inspired Her Broken Nation is a poignant and inspiring memoir of success against extreme odds. It traces the life of a young girl who endured the horrors of Cambodia's infamous Khmer Rouge regime, then found haven in a new country, France. Fostered by a family there, she went on to become an infectious disease scientist, and run an Olympic marathon. At the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Nary was a proud impromptu flagbearer for Cambodia crossing the finish line.
Rich in anecdotes and characters, The Nary Ly Story is moving and emotional, mixing tears and laughter. It explores how we acquire knowledge, motivation, and the ability to set a vision for life. It's a testament to one woman's dream to represent her struggling country and build the Olympic spirit of international unity.
When: 6:30 pm Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
Where: Good Enough To Eat Restaurant at: 520 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024 (at 85th St)
Hosts: Debi Unger & Deb Saat
Group Size: 22
This book is available at various merchants but we suggest to buy it from HERE
View Attendees HERE
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