READING: Allie Cashel - "Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial" @ Bard

Event date: 
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Bard College
Weiss Cinema, Campus Center
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

This event will take place in the Weis Cinema at Bard College

Introduced by Mary Caponegro and followed by a Q&A, this event is free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are required. Copies of Suffering the Silence will be available for sale and signing from Oblong Books & Music.

For more information, call 845-758-7054, or e-mail mmorriss@bard.edu.

A living portrait of Chronic Lyme disease and its patients’ struggles for recognition and treatment, Suffering the Silence,  Allie Cashel's memoir, detailing her own experience with Chronic Lyme disease and sharing the stories of a number of other patients from around the world. A living portrait of the disease and its patients’ struggles for recognition and treatment, Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial will be published on September 8, 2015, by North Atlantic Books.

Born in London and raised in Westchester, NY, Allie was diagnosed with Lyme at age seven. Now a passionate advocate for increased awareness and reformed treatment of Chronic Lyme, she is the founder of sufferingthesilence.com, an online community for people living with chronic illness, and a member of the Jr. Board of the Tick Borne Disease Alliance. In Fall 2015, she will tour the US and Europe to promote the book and raise awareness about the experiences of patients with tick-borne disease.

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