Susan Spencer-Wendel’s right thumb — the finger she depended on to type her memoir last summer — doesn’t work very well anymore, but it has one more important job to do: Help her sign copies “Until I Say Good-bye,” her 364-page life story.
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Author Bret Witter reads from and signs copies of the book he co-wrote with Susan Spencer-Wendel, “Until I Say Good-Bye: My Year of Living with Joy.” The book is a moving and inspirational memoir by a woman who makes the most of her final days after discovering she has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum. Free. 404/865-7100. 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta. http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov/events.