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The Webb School 2017-2018 Follin Speaker Series will welcome Jason Michaels, motivational speaker and award-winning sleight-of-hand artist, on Jan. 23. The 2:20 p.m. presentation will be in the Follin Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
Jason Michaels is a professional speaker and entertainer with expertise in the arts of deception. Diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome at age six, Michaels overcame "the impossible" and became an internationally award-winning sleight-of-hand artist and professional speaker. He has been performing sleight of hand, the art of illusion, and theater for more than 25 years. He motivates audiences to see beyond their challenges and self-imposed limitations and inspires them to take action by living bigger, bolder lives with his program "You Can Do the Impossible, Too!" He has shared his style of interactive sleight-of-hand, illusion, and humor with corporate audiences, theaters, universities, the United States Armed Forces, and for private social affairs all over the world. He is the author of the book "You Can Do the Impossible, Too!" His book details his journey of overcoming the debilitating neurological disorder Tourette Syndrome to become a success in business and in life.
Michaels' book "You Can Do the Impossible, Too!" will be on sale at the event. A book signing is planned following the presentation.
The Follin Speaker Series is an endowed program at The Webb School. For more information, call 931-389-5703.