Friday, July 07, 2006

An Audience with Marie Fatayi-Williams

Got this by email and perhaps you may want to attend as well…

EFBWBO INVITES YOU TO AN AUDIENCE WITH MARIE FATAYI WILLIAMS
MONDAY 10TH JULY 6.30 FOR 7.00PM
HOLIDAY INN FARRINGDON
 “It is time to stop and think. It is time to stop this vicious cycle of killing. We must all stand together for our common humanity”
This is a small section of the speech given by Marie Fatayi- Williams  as she stood in Tavistock Square just days after the 7th of July bombings. Her first born and only son Anthony Fatayi-Williams an Oil Executive working in London was brutally slaughtered along with 51 others in this atrocity.
 Few who heard it will ever forget. It was a speech which captured the hearts and minds of the nation.
 Now this Nigerian mother, who has emerged as the iconic image of basic humanity has written a tribute to the son, “For The Love of Anthony.”  She will be reading excerpts from her book, and will be interviewed by Ronke Phillips – ITV London News Reporter who has followed the Fatayi-Williams story for the past year.
 If you want to know what really happened, if you want to know how to survive such tragedy, and still keep faith, come, listen, meet and support Mrs Marie Fatayi-Williams
 “For The Love of Anthony” a book charting Anthony’s short life, his death and Marie’s road to recovery will be sold at this event.
 All proceeds will go to the Anthony Fatayi-Williams Foundation, a multi faith, multi-cultural charity working for peace in our time.
There is a £10.00 cover charge payable in advance. Places are limited Soft drinks and canapés will be served. Cash bar will also be opened.
THIS EVENT IS KINDLY SPONOSRED BY THE HOLIDAY IN FARRINGDON
For registration, and more information
Contact Yemisi on 0207 978 9488
Yemisi@efbwbo.co.uk

4 Comments:

Blogger Mona said...

This is a really touching tribute. Just like the AART of Life Foundation. May his soul rest in peace. Are you going for the event?

P.S. Check out the forum I currently have going on my blog for a week.

3:48 pm  
Blogger Belle said...

very nice tribute.

So, where are you? I keep checking back but you havent updated your blog :)

6:01 pm  
Blogger Mona said...

Hiya, holler! where ru? :) LOL....n pls check out my blog xx

6:08 pm  
Blogger Pilgrimage to Self said...

Sorry guys! I am working on some posts right now. Ohhh, am i being missed?

6:12 pm  

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