Les Twentyman at Sam Merrifield Library
Wild Dingo Press
Les Twentyman has devoted his life to young people doing it tough. For decades, Les has toiled to give lifelines of support to Australia's most vulnerable and voiceless. A youth-worker for Sunshine Council, then Brimbank Council and later, Father Bob Maguire's Open Family, Les became a legend; the friend of battlers but also of those who've made fortunes and wish to give something back to the community. In the last 26 years, the Les Twentyman Foundation has helped 17,000 former youth at risk through school, and 500 through university.
'The Mouth That Roared' is the story of an ordinary bloke who has made an extraordinary difference to the lives of the disenfranchised, the abandoned and the forgotten.
Join Les at the Sam Merrifield library to talk about the extraordinary life behind his memoir, 'The Mouth That Roared'.
Wednesday 11th October at 7pm
Sam Merrifield Library
762 Mt Alexander Rd
Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
phone: 03 8325 1950
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