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Bill Irwin, Motivational Speaker & Author - March 1, 2010

posted Feb 18, 2010, 5:51 AM by Liz Havu
The speaker is Bill Irwin.  He is a motivational speaker who is the only blind man to complete the Appalachian Trail and ended his trek here in Maine at Mt. Katahdin.  His website is  if anyone wants to check out his website for more information. 
Bill Irwin
Motivational Speaker, Author
“Through-Hiking the Appalachian Trail”
Date:  Monday, March 1st
Time:  7:00 pm
Location:  Multi-purpose Rooms, Campus Center-Admission with UNE ID Card
Some information about Bill Irwin:
•  Is the only blind person to complete the entire 2,168 mile Appalachian Trail.  He did so with his seeing-eye dog Orient and ended his trek in Maine.
•  Author of Blind Courage; the account of Bill’s lifetime of overcoming the odds and his incredible journey; was first released in 1992 and is now in its eleventh printing.  (Copies will be available for sale after his presentation)
•  Has appeared on numerous national television shows to talk about his life experiences and has also been the subject of many magazine articles.
Sponsored by the Athletic Training Club and USG