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After the Fire: A True Story of Heroes & Cowards

September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

As part of Campus Fire Safety Month\, Auburn University Risk Management and Safety will welcome Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos and their award-winning and powerful message\, \'After the Fire: A True Story of Heroes and Cowards.\'  Simons and Llanos will share the story of their survival during a dormitory fire at Seton Hall University on Jan. 19\, 2000\, where three of their fellow classmates passed away and 56 others were injured. Their story is one of survival\, perseverance\, inspiration\, hope\, courage and friendship. They inspire to motivate students and professionals that life will give you many obstacles. It\'s how you overcome those obstacles by drawing strength\, knowledge\, and motivation from those around you. With these tools in life\'s endeavors\, they prove that there is life \'After the Fire.\'
The presentation includes a viewing of their powerful documentary followed by a discussion time with Simons and Llanos.