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Human Library® at Lehman College: Fall 2018 Human Library®

The Human Library brings together the Lehman College Community to enhance experiences of diversity and inclusion. Students share their own stories of inspiration and resilience to break down barriers of stigma, bias, and misunderstanding.

Human Library® at Lehman College

Human Books | Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 12:00pm-3:00pm

THE HUMAN LIBRARY®

LOCATION: Leonard Lief Library - Library Lounge - 1st Floor

DATE: Thursday, October 25, 2018

TIME: 12:00PM - 3:00PM 

FEATURED ON: BronxNet OPEN (10/15/18),  BronxNet Open 2.0 (04/25/18) and News 12 The Bronx  (11/16/17)


 

"Discover something about a world you're not familiar with."  Human Book, Spring 2018

 

TITLE STORY TIME

 

ORTHODOX JEW IN THE CITY: RELIGIOUS PROFESSIONAL AND MOM

 

What makes an ultra-religious person different and not-so different from you.

 

 

12pm-3pm

SURVIVING THE SUICIDE OF A LOVED ONE - SIBLING GRIEF 

My younger sister's suicide at age 24 was sudden and devastating. Would the grief ever end? How would my family go on? How would I make sense of a world turned utterly upside down?

 

1pm-3pm

MAKING LEMONADE - A STORY OF TRAGEDY TO HOPE

The ingredients of a young male Bronxite entail his parents being murdered and the passing of his grandfather all before middle school. After he was adopted he received case management counseling and extra school services. Upon entering middle school, as one may imagine, he got into fights, suspensions, and poor grades. Yet, despite these ingredients for disaster, his life's recipe was changed and hope was added as a key ingredient.

Chapter 1: Dealing with death before middle school.  Chapter 2: Middle School challenges.  Chapter 2: Life, change and hope.

My Bronx Story - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEpefGshRQI

 

12PM-3PM

LIVING WITH EPILEPSY

 

 

 

Story in progress

 

12PM-3PM

MY FOOT STEPS: HIDDEN DISABILITY

I grew up with constant stares and loud whispers. The emotional pain felt way worse than the physical. I hid my deformity with clothing until I gained the confidence to open up like I'm doing now.

 

 

1:30 PM-3PM

WAITING FOR YOUR BOOK

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WAITING FOR YOUR BOOK

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