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Summit, NJ


Kara Richardson Whitely is an award-winning author & speaker who has presented at Google, Pfizer, Dartmouth, Purdue and more. Her book Gorge was featured on Good Morning America and in the New York Times among dozens of other publications. Her latest book, Weight of Being, was featured on The Today Show.

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REI Rockville MD - With American Hiking Society

  • REI Rockville MD 1701 Rockville Pike, A-7 Rockville, MD 20852 (map)

Join me for a talk about my journey up Kilimanjaro and a book signing.

American Hiking Society President Greg Miller will introduce me!

Register here: 

Later Event: April 15
REI Ann Arbor