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Tom Brokaw to Deliver Keynote Speech at NACDS Total Store Expo

Magazine article Drug Topics

Tom Brokaw to Deliver Keynote Speech at NACDS Total Store Expo

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TOTAL STORE EXPO

This year's NACDS Total Store Expo in Denver, Colo., will feature Tom Brokaw, an award-winning journalist and author, as the keynote speaker Sunday, August 23, at the Colorado Convention Center.

"Tom Brokaw's name is synonymous with the delivery of compelling national and world news," said NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE. "His groundbreaking reports and specials helped bring the realities of global and national issues into the homes of Americans every evening. We look forward to hearing about his experiences in telling the news over the last several decades, as well as his more personal life lessons in battling cancer."

Brokaw's latest book, "A Lucky Life Interrupted," a memoir released in May, reflects on his life and chronicles the year he battled multiple myeloma. He emphasized the importance of taking an active role in his care.

"So one of the tilings that you have to learn, even if you don't have the kind of advantage that I do - with the high profile and the access - you have to leam to manage your case. You have to take an active role in it," Brokaw wrote in an online essay. …

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