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Local Author Reading: Paul Costoff “Welcome to Your Life”
June 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pmFree
Welcome to your life. It’s probably not what you expected it to be.
About to turn thirty years old, Guy Bradford finds himself trapped in his dead-end job at the Gas and Go on the outskirts of Richmond, Illinois. Stuck caring for his perpetually ungrateful father in the tiny hometown he’s never been able to escape, he wonders when he’ll finally be able to begin living his own life.
Sophie Ross spent her twenties living in other people’s homes, caring for their aging parents. The work brought her to Richmond and dozens of other small towns like it. Although she’s ready for something new, this is the only job she’s found that ensures her little sister gets the opportunities she herself never had.
This is a story about the sacrifices we make for family and the small towns and their little bars where people struggle to find meaning in the lives they didn’t plan on living.