Book Signing with Tammie Jo Shults

Book Signing with Tammie Jo Shults

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The Billy Graham Library is thrilled to welcome Tammie Jo Shults, Southwest Airlines captain and formal naval aviator, for a book signing on Saturday, November 16. Shults received wide acclaim when, on April 17, 2018, she and her crew successfully landed a Boeing 737 after catastrophic engine failure and rapid decompression, saving the lives of 148 people. She will be signing copies of her book, Nerves of Steel.

Shults’s early interest in flying led her to become one of the first female F/A-18 Hornet pilots in the United States Navy after overcoming several obstacles due to her gender. At the conclusion of her Navy career, Shults became a pilot for Southwest Airlines. Her incredible talent and notable history have made her an inspiration to many. Her first book tells the story of how she followed her dreams, earned her wings, and faced her greatest challenge.

Books will be available for purchase in Ruth’s Attic bookstore, or you may bring your own. Limit of two signed items per person. (One item must be Nerves of Steel.)

This is a free event and no pre-registration is required. For more information, please call 704-401-3200 or email LibraryEvents@bgea.org.

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Posted By: Billy Graham Library



Event Details

Date: November 16, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Location:
The Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive
Charlotte NC 28217

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Contact:
Communications Department
704-401-3200
LibraryEvents@bgea.org


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The 40,000-square-foot Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C. – Billy Graham’s hometown – chronicles the life and ministry of the world-famous evangelist. Often referred to as an “ongoing Crusade,” the Library’s purpose is to continue the 60-year legacy of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to deliver the simple message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The main facility houses six exhibits, four galleries and two theaters covering the span of Graham’s lifetime work and the exciting ministry of the BGEA today.

The highlight of the Billy Graham experience at the Library is “The Journey of Faith” tour, which features dynamic video presentations and fascinating displays covering important events and developments in Mr. Graham’s ministry, including: the 1949 Crusade in Los Angeles that thrust Mr. Graham onto the national scene; his relationship with his late wife Ruth Bell Graham; his pioneering use of the media to share the Gospel; his relationship with numerous American presidents; his preaching behind the “Iron Curtain” in communist territory during the Cold War; and more.

In addition to permanent displays, the Library occasionally features special exhibits highlighting important figures in Mr. Graham’s life. Past exhibits have featured soloists Ethel Waters and George Beverly Shea, music director and song leader Cliff Barrows and Ruth Bell Graham. Christmas at the Library, which runs most of the month of December, is always a highlight of the year, featuring a live Nativity, horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, storytelling for children and more.

Visitors also have the opportunity to visit Ruth’s gravesite and tour Billy Graham’s boyhood home, built by his father, Frank Graham, in the 1920s, which has been carefully restored.

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