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      Blood Stripe: A Spouse's Story A Film Documentary Premiere in Cleveland

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      November 6, 2019

      Wednesday   6:30 PM

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      Blood Stripe: A Spouse's Story A Film Documentary Premiere

      Blood Stripe: A Spouses Story Documentary World Premiere  The film tells the story of one military spouse's journey navigating the minefield of living with her Marine husband's PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury. It's a journey that continues today. Through sheer willful determination and resourcefulness, she was able to find resources, support, and education that enabled her to discover a new normal.  Immediately following the movie, recording Nashville recording artist Ricky Lee, who appears in the Blood Stripe documentary, will perform select songs from his album "Freedom." The True Story That Inspired the Film Megan Cain was thankful that her husband, Jeremy, returned from Iraq. Many of his fellow Marines in the 3/25 did not. Yet Jeremy wasn't the same when he came home. When things seemed most desperate, when she thought her kids might be taken away, her despair led to a path of understanding and realization that sparked a journey.  The documentary is adapted from Denise Weller's original dance theater production and tells Megan and Jeremy's story through a mix of dance, music, and interviews. Hauntingly moving and intensely revealing, Blood Stripe is a must-see for military veterans, their spouses and patriotic Americans alike. Nashville Recording artist, Ricky Lee performs select songs from his album "Freedom". TICKETS General Seating - $35                                                               Military Discount - $20    VIP Reception - $125 (quantity is limited) 5:30 p.m. — Pre-performance Reception (Includes heavy hors d'ouvres and beverages) 6:30 p.m. — Screening of Blood Stripe: A Spouse's Story  (Preferred seating begins at 6 p.m. — please arrive no later than 5:35) 7:45 p.m. —Dessert Reception and Meet and Greet (Meet members of the production team, director, and artists of the film)  All proceeds support Hearts of Patriots free programs for spouses of combat veterans with PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury or both.   FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking is available in the lot surrounding the Breen Center and on the other side of Wendy's. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? You can email questions to  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes, tickets will be collected at the door.  Is it OK if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends? Anyone holding a ticket may attend the event. 

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