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Meet the Author: Dr. Benjamin Nero

dr. ben neroMeet Dr. Benjamin Nero, author of That’s the Way It Was, at Willingboro Public Library on Sat., Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Copies of his book will be available for sale and signing. This free event is open to the public and requires no registration. Refreshments will be served. Dr. Benjamin Nero was born and raised in segregated post-Depression Mississippi, the grandson of a freed slave. He became the first African American graduate of the University of Kentucky dental school and has practiced dentistry in the Philadelphia area for 45 years. “I hope my story can serve as inspiration,” he says, “for the younger generation to stay committed to their goals, never give up and always strive to make the most of their talents.”

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