This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism

Ashton Applewhite
This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism Author Event (Other)
Monday March 04, 2019 7:00 PM

Author, activist, and TED speaker Ashton Applewhite has written a rousing manifesto calling for an end to discrimination and prejudice on the basis of age. Lively, funny, and deeply researched, THIS CHAIR ROCKS traces her journey from apprehensive boomer to pro-aging radical, and in the process debunks myth after myth about late life.

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Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House
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Black Leopard, Red Wolf
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Run Away
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Tuesday March 19, 2019 7:00 PM You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. By chance, you see her in Central Park. But she's not the girl you remember: living on the edge, frightened, and clearly in trouble. You approach her, beg her to come home. She runs. So you do the only thing you can: you follow your daughter into a dangerous world in order to protect her from the evils that lie there.

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