Dr. Benjamin Carson Lecture
Luhrs Performing Arcts Center,Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Ben Carson knows what it takes to beat the odds. During this biographical presentation, he shares the story of his remarkable life's journey from a frustrated, bad tempered inner-city youth to a world-renowned surgeon who revolutionized pediatric surgery and saved countless lives. His story is chronicled in the TNT movie released in early 2008, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story which stars Oscar Winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. Carson shares his recent struggle with an aggressive form of cancer which has opened a new chapter in his life. Carson draws on his own real-life anecdotes to demonstrate the impact of making the right choices when presented with the many dilemmas of life.