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“Living for 32”: A special documentary screening and meeting with Colin Goddard, survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting, at the University of Bridgeport on November 12

Leslie Geary
Thursday, November 08, 2012

The University of Bridgeport SGA (Student Government Association) is proud to host the screening of Living for 32, the inspirational documentary about Colin Goddard, a survivor of the mass shooting at Virginia Tech University, with a special appearance by Mr. Goddard.
 
Living 32 posterThe event begins 7 p.m. Monday, November 12 at the Cox Student Center, 244 University Avenue. It is open and free to the public. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

On April 16, 2007, 32 students and staff were killed in a mass shooting at Virginia Tech University. Colin Goddard, a 21-year-old International Studies major from Richmond, Virginia, was in a French class when he was shot four times during a rampage that stunned the nation.
 
After an arduous recovery, he returned to Virginia Tech before working with the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, going undercover and wearing a hidden camera at gun shows all across America to prove how easy it is for anyone to buy a gun, with no identification, no Brady background check, and just a wad of cash.

Living for 32 chronicles Mr. Goddard’s miraculous story, and has captivated audiences across college campuses across the country.

Mr. Goddard will meet with meet with audience members at the University of Bridgeport to answer questions before and after the film, and to share more of his inspirational story.

Media contact: Leslie Geary, (203) 576-4625, lgeary@bridgeport.edu