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5/6/09 – Jerry Brooker

06 May


HOST: Barb
Jerry is a poet, novelist,, a peace activist, world-traveler, frequent reader in Connecticut, a retired teacher with two books of poetry and several novels to his credit, and more novels under construction. He has over 300 articles and poems published; was chairman of the English Department at Staples High School in Westport for over 25 years; and is very active in national and international peace and hunger community efforts with students from America and abroad. Jerry is a Fullbright Fellow, has received the Peace and Understanding Award from the National Education Association, the Mahatma Gandhi-Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Award from the Connecticut Education Association, two honorary degrees and other awards for humanitarian contributions, along with being inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame in 1998.

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