Footsteps of My Father: A Story of Courage, Resilience and Honor [Online]

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General Interest

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Teens , Adults
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Program Description

Event Details

Pastor Chris Edmonds tells the story of his father, WWII hero Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds. whose fearless bravery saved the lives of more than 200 Jewish American soldiers in a prisoner of wary camp in Germany.

Part of the JCC's Violins of Hope project.  

This event is presented in partnership with JCC Chicago, Arlington Heights Memorial Aurora Public Library, Gail Borden Public Library, Joliet Public Library, Schaumburg Township District Library, Skokie Public Library, and Vernon Area Public Library.

This program will be recorded.



Zoom webinar

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