EventsAuthor Talk: Judy Foreman - Let the More Loving One Be Me

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Author Talk: Judy Foreman - Let the More Loving One Be Me

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM


Award-winning journalist and author Judy Foreman discusses her 2023 nonfiction book, Let the More Loving One Be Me.

Millions of children face the trauma of physical, sexual or emotional abuse each year. Judy Foreman – journalist, author, survivor – was one of them. Join her as she talks of her compelling journey of healing from serious childhood trauma to a life of deep fulfillment, rewarding work and, most wonderfully, love. It is her story about how, with effort, determination and therapy, one can summon the power of emotional courage to change one’s own inner and outer life. It is a story with important lessons for anyone confronting the challenges of trauma, past or present.

Judy Foreman is an award winning journalist and author. Her most recent book, Let the More Loving One Be Me (2023) is widely available in independent bookstores and online. She is also the author of A Nation in Pain (2014), The Global Pain Crisis (2017), Exercise is Medicine (2020), and CRISPR’d (2022). Judy was a staff writer at the Boston Globe for 23 years and a nationally and internationally syndicated health columnist for many of those years. She has been a Lecturer on Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was also a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis. For more information, visit her website.

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This program presented in partnership with Beacon Hill Village as part of their Living Well Ending Well series will happen over Zoom webinar. Registration required. Please check the "Registration Instructions" box on this calendar entry for more information. Registrants will receive a link the day before the program.

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