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Everyone knows someone who’s sick or suffering. Yet when a friend or relative is under duress many of us do or say the wrong thing or feel awkward or ill-equipped to help.

Drawing on more than eighty revelatory interviews and her personal experience with breast cancer, Letty Cottin Pogrebin and legendary talk show host Phil Donahue discuss Letty’s new book, How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick which takes on—without flinching—the most challenging questions of how to provide comfort and ballast to people closest to us.

Letty Cottin Pogrebin will sign copies of her book How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick following the program. 


What would you ask Letty Cottin Pogrebin? Submit your questions below and they might get used on stage! So get questioning!


Brief Bio

Letty Cottin Pogrebin is a writer, social justice activist and nationally-known lecturer. She is also an award-winning journalist and author of ten books, among them the novel, Three Daughters, and two acclaimed memoirs, Getting Over Getting Older and Deborah, Golda, and Me: Being Female and Jewish in America.

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