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Virtual Dine and Discuss: Story of Doctor Curing Infectious Diseases

cover of Tracy Kidder's book "Mountains beyond Mountains"

Join other book lovers in reading and discussing an inspiring book about one doctor’s amazing efforts to alleviate suffering in the world. The Dine and Discuss Book Club – held virtually – focuses on Tracy Kidder’s book, Mountains Beyond Mountains. The discussion, held through Zoom, is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 11, 2021.

Mountains Beyond Mountains tells the story of Dr. Paul Farmer, a gifted doctor who works to cure infectious diseases in remote parts of the world, from Haiti, Peru, and Cuba to Russia. Dr. Farmer strives to change minds and practices through his dedication to humanity. Tracy Kidder won a Pulitzer Prize for this moving book.

The $15 cost includes the book and the Zoom link. Copies of the book are available through the Weber Center Shop. Call 517-266-4035 or email A discount will not be offered if you already have the book.

Registration is required. Visit and click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.

NOTE: This article was updated 9/29/21 to show that the event is now virtual and has a time change.

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