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Author Talk with Andy Parker – Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30pm

FOR ALISON : The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father’s Fight for Gun Safety By Andy Parker with Ben R. Williams, Foreword by Senator Tim Kaine.

Andy Parker is the father of Alison Parker, a journalist killed on live television, and a national gun reform advocate who has appeared on all major news networks. Andy has worked to develop commonsense gun legislation with activists such as the Giffords organization, the Brady Campaign, Everytown for Gun Safety, and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. Together with his wife, Barbara, Parker runs the For Alison Foundation, which creates opportunities for children in southern Virginia to experience the arts. Previously, Parker was a Broadway actor, a politician, and the owner of an executive recruiting firm. He lives in Martinsville, VA.

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