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Lindhout to speak at Bluewater Foundation gala

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Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout will be the keynote speaker at the Bluewater Health Foundation’s annual gala on Oct. 11.

Lindhout is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, A House in the Sky, which recounts the harrowing ordeal of being kidnapped and held in captivity in Somalia for 15 months.

The book is currently being made into a Hollywood movie, with Oscar-nominated actress Rooney Mara playing the role of Amanda.

The gala at the Dante Club includes a five-course meal, live auction and musical entertainment.

Tickets, $250, and available in person at the Bluewater Health Foundation or by calling 519-464-4408.

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