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June 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
• Independent Living Forum
For youth and families currently in care with MHC. Designed for teenagers and their caregivers, the Independent Living Forum teaches skills and provides information to help ensure a successful transition into adulthood. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided
Our guest speaker is Larry Perkins, vice president and assistant general manager of PNC Arena, and author of Buck Seventy Two: A Destiny of Will.
Enfield, North Carolina isn’t a large spot on the map, but for a young Larry Perkins, it was his whole world. Born to a sharecropper father and a mother who dreamed of bigger things, Larry’s childhood was tumultuous. In early child hood, his mother abandoned him and left to New York City to chase her dreams. Larry spent the first nine years of his life bouncing from family member to family member before landing in his father and stepmother’s home.