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Kendall Lecture Series: Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

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Stritch's Kendall Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Lucy Kalanithi for a discussion of "When Breath Becomes Air," written by her late husband Dr. Paul Kalanithi onThursday, October 25 at 7 p.m. in the Sr. Camille Kliebhan, OSF, Conference Center.

The New York Times bestseller is Dr. Paul Kalanithi's memoir that details his life and fight against stage IV metastatic lung cancer, which was diagnosed when he was a neurological surgery resident at Stanford University.
"... a moving and thoughtful memoir of family, medicine and literature" - The Washington Post
"“When Breath Becomes Air” is gripping from the start." - The New York Times
"In fact, I can say this is the best nonfiction story I’ve read in a long time." - Bill Gates

The Kendall Lecture Series was established through the philanthropy of Nancy, ’87, and Lee, ’88 (H), Kendall to honor the liberal arts tradition of the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi. The purpose is to underwrite speakers of national prominence to Cardinal Stritch University. Speakers are selected based on their ability to encourage meaningful intellectual discussion among students and the broader Milwaukee community.

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