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WVHS Leadership Academy welcomes best-selling author Jim DeFelice

on December 19, 2016

The WVHS Leadership Academy was very excited recently to welcome best-selling author Jim DeFelice as a guest speaker.
Mr. DeFelice is the author of more than 50 books – 15 of them New York Times Best Sellers.

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Author of “American Sniper” and the newly released “Fighting Blind” Jim DeFelice

Perhaps best known for his work “American Sniper,” Mr. DeFelice has a new book out called “Fighting Blind- A Green Beret’s Story of Extraordinary Courage,” on which he collaborated with Major Ivan Castro, who lost his sight from a mortar round in Iraq. The book chronicles Castro’s battle with adversity, and how he managed to accomplish his goal of running a marathon, and even returning to active duty.

For more information about Jim DeFelice and all of his critically acclaimed work, visit:


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