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Meet the Author: Teri Griege "Powered by Hope"

Event Type: **Author Events
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 2/18/2015
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 Powered by Hope is the story of Teri Griege, a St. Louis wife, mother of two and inspiration to millions. Despite being diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer, Teri continued to pursue her life’s dream to compete in the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Throughout the months of chemotherapy, radiation treatments and surgeries, she continued to train, overcoming exhaustion, nausea and naysayers, determined to show the world that cancer wasn’t going to stop her from training, from racing, and from living. Powered by Hope describes her journey, from earlier battles with alcohol to the devastating news from her oncologist and her subsequent decision not to let it slow her down. At age 50, Teri crossed the finish line in Kona and became a symbol of hope and inspiration for everyone facing any type of challenge in their lives. As Teri writes” “Everyone has a cancer. Everyone has a dream.” Hear Teri's amazing story and meet the incredibly inspiring athlete at this special event.
Library: Middendorf-Kredell Branch    Map
Location: MK Meeting Room A & B
Other Information:
 Presentation followed by book signing. Books will be available for purchase. Presented in partnership with Barnes Jewish St. Peters and Progress West Hospitals.
Presenter: Teri Griege
Status: Closed


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