DATE: Friday, November 1, 2019 | TIME: 1:00 PM | VENUE: Inspire Stage – Top of the World Observation Level, World Trade Center
Unsinkable: From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion
Friday, November 1, 2019
Inspire Stage – Top of the World Observation Level, World Trade Center
401 East Pratt Street, 27th Floor, Baltimore, MD, USA
Born in Siberia with fibular hemimelia, Jessica Long was adopted from a Russian orphanage at thirteen months old and has since become the second most decorated U.S. Paralympic athlete of all time. Now, Jessica shares all the moments in her life—big and small, heartbreaking and uplifting—that led to her domination in the Paralympic swimming world. This photographic memoir, filled with photographs, sidebars, quotes, and more, will thrill her fans and inspire those who are hearing her story for the first time.