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The Society of Southwestern Authors- February 2017 Writers Forum Hosts John Newport HEROES OF THE SHOOTING OF GABRIELLE GIFFORDS AND LESSONS TO BE LEARNED

The Society of Southwestern Authors- February 2017 Writers Forum Hosts John Newport HEROES OF THE SHOOTING OF GABRIELLE GIFFORDS AND LESSONS TO BE LEARNED

This past January 8 marked the sixth anniversary of the tragic shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, which claimed six lives and seriously injured 19 other innocent people.  John Newport, author THE TUCSON TRAGEDY: LESSONS FROM THE SENSELESS SHOOTING OF GABRIELLE GIFFORDS. will share his observations of the heroic deeds on the day of the shooting and the months that followed, together with key lessons to be learne from this horrific event.

John was relitively new to Tucson the day of the shooting and lived a few blocks south of the Safeway where the shooting took place.  He slept in that morning and would have attended the Congresswoman’s “Congress on your corner” event if he’d known it was taking place.

He is a prolific author and socio-political commentator with four books under his belt and 400 published articles and opinion pieces.  Following release of THE TUCSON TRAGEDY he appeared on several local TV stations and initiated a column in THE TUCSON CITIZEN titled “Healing Tucson and Our Nation.  He frequently contributes letters and columns addressing pressing social to the ARIZONA DAILY STAR, ARIZONA CAPITAL TIMES. SEATTLE POSTINTELLIGENCER and other publications and a regular guest on the JOHN C. SCOTT SHOW on radio KEVT 1210 AM.

John will sign copies of THE TUCSON TRAGEDY for interest attendees following his talk.  He will make the book available at a special price $15.00 (including tax) and $12.50 for two or more copies.

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John Newport, PHD Author & Social Commentator- THE TUCSON TRAGEDY & THE WELLNESS-RECOVERY CONNECTION

THE TUCSON TRAGEDY: LESSONS FROM THE SENSELESS SHOOTING OF GABRIELLE GIFFORDS

by John Newport, PHD

178 pages $16.95

THE TUCSON TRAGEDY is a fast-reading, riveting book that portrays the human side of the 1-8-2011 shooting of Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others- together with the healing that continues to permeate our community and our nation, and the lessons to be learned.

“Dr. Newport does an excellent job of portraying the creation of a community of healing out of the ashes of this tragic shooting.”- Rabbi Stephanie Aaron, Gabrielle Giffords’ Spiritual Advisor

http://www.HealingTucson.net

THE WELLNESS-RECOVERY CONNECTION: CHARTING YOUR PATHWAY IN OPTIMAL HEALTH WHILE RECOVERING FROM ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ADDICTION

by John Newport, PHD

309 pages, $16.95

THE WELLNESS-RECOVERY CONNECTION is a unique guidebook for persons recovering from addictive disorders. Fully compatible with 12-step principles, this book shows readers how to use the tools of wellness to add years, even decades of joyful recovery to their lives. Readers learn how to navigate early recovery and prevent relapse, build a solid nutritional foundation for recovery, conquer nicotine and much more.

“This excellent book would be a fine supplement to any recovery program.”- Publishers Weekly January 3, 2005

http://www.WellnessandRecovery.com

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John Newport, PhD Author- THE TUCSON TRAGEDY: LESSONS FROM THE SENSELESS SHOOTING OF GABRIELLE GIFFORDS

THE TUCSON TRAGEDY: LESSONS FROM THE SENSELESS SHOOTING OF GABRIELLE GIFFORDS

by John Newport, PhD

John Newport, PhD’s THE TUCSON TRAGEDY: LESSONS FROM THE SENSELESS SHOOTING OF GABRIELLE GIFFORDS, recently published by Outskirts Press, Inc., is now available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.com- soon to be available at bookstores. Foreword by Rabbi Stephanie Aaron, Gabrielle Giffords’ spiritual advisor. “I’m really excited about this new release, which focuses on the human side of the tragic shooting, the marvelous wave of healing throughout our community, and lessons to be learned from this experience.” You can get more information at http://www.healingtucson.net

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Vol. 40. No. 5. Oct./Nov. 2011

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