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School Shooting Survivor’s Triumph Over Tragedy Author Missy Jenkins

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Joining the show at 3pm is survivor Missy Jenkins and co-author William Croyle. A victim of a school shooting on December 1, 1997, Missy was paralyzed from the chest down and shares her triumpic story that she details in her book 'I choose to be Happy'. On the show next at 3:15 is John Gilmore author of Inside Marilyn Monroe. John will speak to us about his candid memoir of a tragically abbreviated friendship. John approaches his subject in an unprecedented and original format hardly thought of in the vast biographical record of Marilyn Monroe. Paul Austin author of 'Something For The Pain' joins us at 3:30 to who writes in his debut book of his transformation to a ER doctor. This memoir is his account of life and death in the ER. In his narrative stories he speaks of treating patients with gunshot wounds, brain tumors, asthma, heart ailments and general problems. Our musical guest will be Imani Winds Clarinetist Mariam Adam.Imani Winds has established itself as more than a wind quintet. Since 1997, the Grammy nominated ensemble has taken a unique path, carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally poignant programming, genre-blurring collaborations, and inspirational outreach programs.