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The Real Costs of War, Violence, and Denial

Thu, Mar 21, 2013, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Ballston Center, Truland Auditorium

Claude AnShin Thomas
, a Vietnam war veteran who is now a Zen Buddhist Monk and an advocate for active non-violent solutions, is giving this presentation for members of the Marymount University Student Veterans of America and interested individuals to address the importance of spiritual healing after exposure to violence.

Thomas established the Zaltho Foundation, which promotes peace and nonviolence, and is the author of At Hell’s Gate: A Soldier’s Journey from War to Peace. He is also the creator of a retreat workshop for veterans living with post-traumatic stress, The Costs of War, Violence and Denial, which is open to veterans, their family members, and friends.

RSVP: veterans@marymount.edu

VISITOR PARKING: There is limited parking at Marymount’s Ballston Center. Please consider using public transportation. The Ballston Center is two blocks from the Ballston-MU Metro station. If driving, please get a parking pass in the lobby to display in your vehicle. You may be directed to a nearby parking lot, which has free shuttle bus service.