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I just wanted to send out a MASSIVE thank you to Laurence Gonzales for joining us last night.  I’ve gotten numerous compliments on how incredible he was and I couldn’t agree more.  32 more words

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Reminder about tonight

Just a reminder (as if you’ve forgotten) we will be joined by author Laurence Gonzales tonight!  This also means we will be in a bigger room to accommodate the amount of people that might show up to meet our author.  27 more words

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Bucking the System: an Interview with Laurence Gonzales

Author: Heidi Smith

Journalist and author Laurence Gonzales has been studying accidents and their roots in human behavior for more than 35 years, culminating in the 2003 publication of Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why. 2,284 more words

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Lisette duPré Briege

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On October 4, 2009, while our 9 and 12 year old children played in the basement of our ranch home, my husband of 21 years walked into the bedroom, declared his love for me and shot me in the chest. 192 more words

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Patricia van Tighem

Patricia Van Tighem, 47; Wrote Book About Near-Fatal Grizzly Mauling


December 25, 2005|Valerie J. Nelson | Times Staff Writer

Patricia Anne Van Tighem, who was almost mauled to death by a grizzly 22 years ago but survived to write a harrowing memoir about the brutal assault and her struggle to cope with it, has died. 406 more words

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