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The Original Dropkick Murphy with The Boston Globe’s Emily Sweeney
June 27, 2023 at7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online via Zoom, register here: https://rb.gy/g9par
Author Emily Sweeney will discuss her new book, Dropkick Murphy: A Legendary Life. : Emily Sweeney is a staff reporter at “The Boston Globe” and author of the books” Boston Organized Crime” and “Gangland Boston.” A proud native of Dorchester, she also appears in “Bloody Boston,” a two-part documentary special on the Reelz channel; “Stranger Than Fiction: The True Story of Whitey Bulger, Southie, and The Departed, ” This book chronicles for the first time the unbelievable life of Dr. John “Dropkick” Murphy, a professional wrestler who put himself through medical school during the Great Depression and then opened Bellows Farm, a one-of-a-kind institution that served as both a facility where elite athletes could train as well as a secluded place where down-on-their-luck alcoholics could go to sober up discreetly.
NOTE: This program will be recorded. All registrants will receive the recording via email within 24 hours of the program.