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    10:15 AM EDT

    A Forever Family

    Rob Scheer talked about his book, A Forever Family, on the foster care system. This program was part of the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival.

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    11:15 AM EDT

    Nuking the Moon

    Vince Houghton talked about Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board at the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival.

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    12:15 PM EDT

    The Master Plan

    Chris Wilson, who was sentenced to life in prison at 18 years old, talked about his book, The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose, in which he discussed the steps he took to change his path and his reentry into life outside of prison in his mid-30s. This event took place at the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival.

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    1:14 PM EDT

    We Matter

    Etan Thomas, an activist, author, and former NBA player, talked about his book, We Matter: Athletes and Activism, on the influence of professional athletes on political and social change. At the start of Mr. Thomas’s remarks, his son, Malcolm, read a poem he wrote about former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Rand Kaepernick. This event was part of the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland.

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    2:15 PM EDT

    Ladysitting

    During the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, author Lorene Cary talked about her book, Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century, a personal account of providing end of life care to a loved one.

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    3:16 PM EDT

    What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker

    Damon Young, a writer and The Root’s VerySmartBrothas.com co-founder, talked about his book What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays, on race and culture in America. He spoke at the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland.

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    4:18 PM EDT

    The Matriarch

    From the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, award-winning USA Today Washington Bureau chief Susan Page highlighted the life of first lady Barbara Bush.