With a special introduction by
Senator Nick Collins
Jack Kelly, author of Sharp Needle: A Memoir, recounts his spiral into heroin addiction, recovery, and 2013 Boston political campaign.
After surgery for a hockey injury in high school, Jack became addicted to prescription opioids. He soon descended into a life of heroin use which led to homelessness and the loss of his family. Jack found recovery at age 22, rebuilt his shattered life, and became a prominent voice in the recovery movement and in the fight against the opiate epidemic.
Come and enjoy his story of perseverance, transformation, and hope. Copies will be available for purchase.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.