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Oklahoma State University
Department of Wellness

America's HEALTHIEST Campus®

Wellness Wednesday: The Inspirational Story of Alton Carter

Time:12:00 - 12:50
Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Location: Seretean Wellness Center
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 11, 2016
Registration Fee: FREE, no-shows will be billed $10 to their bursar account.

Alton Carter will share his amazing and inspirational story of growing up in foster care in Oklahoma.  Abandoned by his father, neglected by his mother, shuttled between foster homes and a boys’ ranch, Mr. Carter refused to succumb to the fate that the world said should be his.  Overcoming extremely difficult circumstances, Mr. Carter has become a loving husband and father, youth minister, and advocate for children’s rights. He documented his experiences in a book titled, The Boy Who Carried Bricks”.

Lunch is provided. (Vegetarian and gluten free meals are available upon request at registration).To register call 405-744-WELL (9355) or email wellness@okstate.edu.  No shows will be charged $10 to bursar account.  Registration/cancelation deadline is November 11, 2016, at 12:00 p.m.

This program is open to OSU-Stillwater benefits-eligible employees and community Department of Wellness members.