Julia Mayer

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Julia Mayer is always searching for fascinating stories and has built a career on asking people to share theirs. Fred Terna’s is one of the most fascinating stories Julia has heard, and is captured in her latest book, Painting Resilience: The Life & Art of Fred Terna (November 2020, JBJ Vision). She also enjoys learning about the experiences of both young adults and philanthropists in her role as Director of Philanthropy at Year Up, a nonprofit that provides workforce development training for 18-24 year olds. Julia pursues opportunities that enable her to build trust with interesting people so she can ask the questions other people don’t.

Julia’s first book, the young adult novel Eyes in the Mirror, was published in 2011 by Sourcebooks. Jul
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Julia Mayer Holocaust survivor Fred Terna has often said that living through the Holocaust was luck but living with it takes skill. During a tour of his art studi…moreHolocaust survivor Fred Terna has often said that living through the Holocaust was luck but living with it takes skill. During a tour of his art studio and archive, I asked Fred about his life immediately post-liberation. He insisted the story wasn’t interesting and politely declined to answer my questions. It’s in that moment that this book was born - to discover and share what those skills are and how Fred came to acquire them.(less)
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Eyes in the Mirror

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" Hi Suzi, could you please update the Painting Resilience ASIN (for the Kindle edition) to B08N5M4F1M?

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Julia
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