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September First Wednesday Reading Series: Major Ragain & Joe Caley

September 2, 2015, 7:00, downtown at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts, 32 Phelps St. Free parking in the lot behind the Voinovich Building, corner of Hazel and Commerce.

Writers from the Veterans’ Writing Circle in Kent, Ohio, Major Ragain & Joe Caley read and talk about the writing group now in its eighth year. Open mic moderated by Nick Avila.


Joe Caley is a decorated Vietnam combat veteran serving with the 1st  Cavalry as a point man/scout/ dog handler 1968-1969. He was a conscripted soldier and served honorably. Upon separation from military service he returned to Northeast Ohio where he became a founding member of Warriors’ Journey Home Ministry. Joe participated in a Vietnam journey for healing and reconciliation in 2010 with Soldiers Heart Ministry where he met former Viet Cong and North Vietnamese army regulars. They shared stories of war, read poetry, and had meals together.

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