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International Forgiveness Day & Awards
Sunday, August 04, 2002
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
1187 Franklin St.
AWARDS AND MUSIC HIGHLIGHT INTERNATIONAL FORGIVENESS DAY CELEBRATIONS IN SAN FRANCISCO Four Heroes of Forgiveness, Two Champions of Forgiveness, and an outstanding musical program accent San Francisco's sixth annual celebration of International Forgiveness Day, Sunday, August 4, from 2:30-5:00 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin St. (corner of Franklin & Geary). Join the growing number of Bay Area residents who attend this dynamic and exciting event every year. Scientific research suggests that those who practice forgiveness as an integral part of their spiritual path may extend their lives by as much as 8 years, a 10% increase in longevity. Our Heroes of Forgiveness, Peace and Reconciliation are: *Daude and Aqeela Sherrills, whose 80-employee Community Self-Determination Institute has greatly reduced gang violence in Watts, CA *Demetrius Williams, who is engaged with stemming gang violence in the Bayview/HuntersPoint area of San Francisco *Kelly Campbell, 9/11 family survivor and co-director of September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows [ http://www.peacefultomorrows.org ] Our Champions of Forgiveness are: *Dr. Frederic Luskin, co-director of the Stanford Forgiveness Research Project, whose book, Forgive for Good, has become a Bay area best seller. [ http://www.learningtoforgive.com ] *Dr. Colin Tipping, whose book, Radical Forgiveness, inspires people to become trainers in the Radical Forgiveness process. [ http://www.radicalforgiveness.com ] Featured music includes: *Michael Stillwater [ http://www.innerharmony.com/mikie.htm ] *East Bay Gospel Choir (returning for third year) *Lakshmi Devi *Gail Muldrow The suggested donation for the event is $20. Since a full house is expected, advance ticket purchases are advised for those who want to be assured of admission. Make your check payable to Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance and send it to: Worldwide Forgiveness Alliance 45 Camino Alto, Suite 200 Mill Valley, CA 94941 (415) 381-3372 Michael Angelo co-producer
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