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Wes Moore - Veteran, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur

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Wes Moore - Veteran, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur

Time: February 11, 2015 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
Street: 201 Market Street
City/Town: Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Event Type: virginia beach forum, educational
Organized By: / Virginia Beach Forum
Latest Activity: Jan 23, 2015

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Wes Moore is a youth advocate, Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur, and host of Beyond Belief on the Oprah Winfrey Network. His first book, The Other Wes Moore, became an instant New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. 

Despite early academic and behavioral struggles, Wes graduated from Valley Forge Military College in 1998 and Johns Hopkins University in 2001, where he also played football and earned a bachelor’s degree in International Relations. He then became a Rhodes Scholar, studying International Relations at Oxford University. Following his studies, Wes was a paratrooper and Captain in the United States Army, serving in Afghanistan and then served as a White House fellow to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. 

Moore is the founder of STAND!, an organization that works with Baltimore youth involved in the criminal justice system. He is committed to helping the parents, teachers, mentors, and advocates who serve our nation’s youth. 

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