Film, Video Jessica Kensky & Patrick Downes: 2018 National Book Festival

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Title
Jessica Kensky & Patrick Downes: 2018 National Book Festival
Summary
Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes discuss "Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Event Date
September 01, 2018
Notes
-  Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky were married in 2012 and were injured during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. Their dog, Rescue, joined them several months later. Their story has been featured by many national media outlets as well as in feature films and documentaries, and their inspiring efforts to educate the public by sharing their personal stories of healing have touched millions of people around the world. About "Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship" (Candlewick), their first picture book, they say, "We hope this story inspires you to celebrate others the way we have been celebrated. Making this book has been therapeutic, and we hope you enjoy the story as much as we enjoyed telling it." They live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
-  Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes were married in 2012 and were injured during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. Their dog, Rescue, joined them several months later. Their story has been featured by many national media outlets as well as in feature films and documentaries, and their inspiring efforts to educate the public by sharing their personal stories of healing have touched millions of people around the world. About "Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship" (Candlewick), their first picture book, they say, "We hope this story inspires you to celebrate others the way we have been celebrated. Making this book has been therapeutic, and we hope you enjoy the story as much as we enjoyed telling it." They live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Related Resources
National Book Festival: https://www.loc.gov/bookfest
Running Time
21 minutes, 11 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text
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