Lisa Niemi Swayze

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New York Times Best-Selling Author

Lisa Niemi has spent decades in the film industry. She wrote, directed and produced the film One Last Dance in 2004. In addition to other projects, she directed her husband, Patrick, in My Brother's Keeper, one of the episodes from the acclaimed television series The Beast in 2008.Most recently, she has released a book titled Worth Fighting For, which chronicles her last months with her husband of thirty-four years, Patrick Swayze, as he battled pancreatic cancer. An emotionally honest and unflinching depiction of battling illness and loss, it is also an incredible, life-affirming exploration of the power of the human spirit.

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Thursday, October 11
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Meaning of Life: What's It All About?

Nietzsche wrote, "He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." But what is that "why"? Together, world-renowned spiritual leaders,... read more
Speakers: Deepak Chopra, M.D. , Lisa Niemi Swayze, Mitch Albom, Jeff Lieberman, Natalie Haynes, Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D.
Oriental Theatre 24 West Randolph Street

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