Pulitzer Prize winner plans a visit

Posted on 09/09/2013

Kennebunk Post-

KENNEBUNK — Southern Maine Medical Center will host An Evening with Ellen Goodman on Thursday, Aug. 8 in Kennebunk Town Hall auditorium.

Goodman will speak about The Conversation Project — a movement she cofounded in 2010.

The Conversation Project, now nationally known, addresses the topic of death in conjunction with the importance of discussing one’s wishes for end-of-life care before it’ is too late.

Most known for her syndicated columns, Goodman has worked as a journalist for most of her professional life.

She reported for the Detroit Free Press beginning in 1965 before moving to the Boston Globe where she started her syndicated op-ed column in 1974.

In 1980 Goodman won a Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Commentary. Goodman, who has written seven books, was also awarded the Ernie Pyle Award for Lifetime Achievement from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.


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