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One Revolution: The Inspiring Story of Chris Waddell
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
The GW School of Media and Public Affairs invites you to the Washington D.C. premier screening of the award-winning documentary
October 19, 2011
7:00 p.m. Screening, Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.
Q+A With Chris Waddell to Follow
Jack Morton Auditorium
Media and Public Affairs Building
805 21st Street, NW
Washington DC 20052
Paralyzed in 1988 while ski racing for Middlebury College, Chris Waddell went on to become one of the most decorated Paralympic athletes, earning 13 medals over seven games. He is a World Championship skier and wheelchair racer, and is bringing his inspirational story to GW for the first time on October 19th.
One Revolution cinematically captures Waddell’s very human journey to dare greatly and ultimately to live fully. This film chronicles the heart and spirit behind an extraordinary achievement as it documents his almost entirely unassisted paraplegic ascent of 19,340-foot Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Compelled to change the way that others perceive those with disabilities, Waddell also founded One Revolution Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to change the way that the world sees people with disabilities by demonstrating the common journey of challenge.
Come meet this amazing man and see his story of personal and physical triumph!
Watch the trailer here!
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The School of Media and Public Affairs
The School of Media and Public Affairs is an established thought leader for teaching and research in the areas of political communication, journalism, global communication and documentary filmmaking. We have pioneered two of those fields, offering Journalism classes since 1938 and establishing the world’s first Political Communication major in 1982. Our classes are taught by full-time professors and successful adjunct professionals with recognized reputations in their field and a dedication to publishing with and mentoring our student body.
The only communication school in the center of the world’s politics and media capital, the School of Media and Public Affairs brings Washington D.C. into our classrooms and our students out into the city.
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