The Detroit Writing Room is excited to welcome award-winning authors, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and David Maraniss, to give book talks and signings at The Detroit Writing Room in downtown Detroit next week.
“What the Eyes Don’t See” is a firsthand, fast-paced account of the Flint water crisis through the eyes of Dr. Hanna-Attisha, the pediatrician who discovered elevated lead levels in Flint children and ultimately alerted government officials and the public about the Flint water crisis. At the book talk, guests will hear her story of how she stood up to government officials who dismissed the crisis and how she got the government to pay attention and take action.
Dr. Hanna-Attisha is now the founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, a model public health program created to mitigate the impact of the crisis.
Each ticket to the book talk goes to the Flint Kids Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. The Flint Kids Fund benefits Flint children who are facing ongoing and longterm health and development challenges due to the water crisis.
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