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J.R. Martinez: Facing Adversity with Optimism and Resilience

Friday, Oct 26, 2012
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

CWU Performing Arts and Speaker Series

J.R. Martinez

CWU SURC Ballroom

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General Admission $15;  CWU Students FREE with I.D.

Iraq war veteran, actor, and Dancing with the Stars champ, J.R. Martinez travels the country to spread his message of resilience and optimism. In 2003, Martinez sustained severe burns to over 40 percent of his body while serving as a United States Army infantryman in Iraq.  J.R. Martinez talks about the tragedy that changed his life and how he refused to give in to it.

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Event Type: 
Fine & Performing Arts