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Film: "After the Fire"

9/6/17 8:00pm to 9:30pm


Film: "After the Fire"

Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos share the story of their survival during a dormitory fire at Seton Hall University on Jan. 19, 2000, where three of their fellow classmates perished 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 film and presentation, sponsored by an Innovation Grant, includes a viewing of their powerful documentary followed by discussion time with Shawn and Alvaro. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.