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“Acts of Valor Panel Discussion: A Marine & His Translator, and Housing Afghani Refugees in Connecticut” (hybrid presentation) **POSTPONED**
January 29, 2022 at 02:00 pm
Start Time: 2:00 pm || End Time: 4:00 PM

NOTE: Due to concerns with COVID-19, this program is being postponed to March 5.

C.H. Booth Library (meeting room), 25 Main Street and via Zoom


Special panel discussion with Newtown native and US Marine Corps Captain Chris DiNoto, his Afghani translator Karim Ahmadi, and Reverend Dr Steven R. Jungkeit (senior minister, First Congregational Church of Old Lyme), hear the story of DiNoto and Ahmadi’s work in Afghanistan, DiNoto’s promise to get Ahmadi out of Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, the latter’s recent arrival in the US, and the discussion of the efforts entailed in housing Afghani refugees in Connecticut, to be moderated by CHB Assistant Director Jennifer Nash, registration requested (required for program link); 203-426-4533, chboothlibrary.org.

Read more here: Newtown Resident, Former Marine, Rescues Afghans From Taliban