"Homeboys"...Rene Munoz-Ledo was a homeboy of Luis Rodriguez. Forty two years later, Rene shares his memoirs in book FORGIVEN: A Life's Journey from Pain to Peace and short student film "FORGIVE ME".
Join us for an inspirational evening ending with a participatory drum circle to celebrate Rene's dream Dr. Rosalia Munoz-Ledo Koba, Ghost Author, Screenwriter, Director, Producer.
Forgiven: A Life Journey from Pain to Peace, memoirs of Rene Munoz-Ledo with Ghost Author Dr. Rosalia Munoz-Ledo Koba. Stuggling with gangs, drugs and criminal behavior, liver cancer changes the direction of his life learning the need for self-forgivness, giving back to the world and making amends.
Additional material on the book: "Rene Munoz-Ledo was a homeboy of mine. And like many of my homeboys, he ended up in the dark end of a long gang and drug life. But he also has a loving family and a loving heart. And along the way he found a pathway to the creator. In the end, these were the things that won out. This is evident in this book , a testimony of the resilience and strength Rene had even through his darkest days. I honor his commitment. and contribution. To live richly, even with the hardships and to tell the tale--there's healing there for all of us. I know these words will reach out and save many lives." --Luis J. Rodriquez, author "Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in LA."
Saturday, September 8, 2012
5:30PM to 7:30PM
Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore 13197 Gladstone Ave. Unit. A Sylmar, CA 91342