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Vaden Versus

A film about one man's fight to live...

When world champion boxer Paul Vaden knocked out Stephan Johnson in a 1999 title fight, Vaden knew his opponent was hurt, but he had no idea he would die 15 days later. Wracked with guilt, the San Diego native then had to deal with the consequences of his victory. Experience the story of one man's struggle towards redemption in "Vaden Versus", a moving new short film followed by a motivational speech by Mr. Vaden.

After retiring from the ring, Vaden has become a nationally prominent motivational speaker, corporate consultant and author. He also serves on the boards of the local Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the National Conflict Resolution Center. According to Paul, "We all have our own trials and tribulations, we all have our own fight. My goal is to have you leave this evening with a sense of purpose, reflection, motivation and willingness to reach farther than you've reached before."

All proceeds go to the Qualcomm Sports and Fitness Department at the JCC.

Garfield Theatre | Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037

7 - 7:20 p.m. Film | 7:20 - 7:45 p.m. Presentation | 7:45 - 8 p.m. Q&A

Ticket Price: $28
JCC Member Price: $24

A film by Brian Ducoffe featuring Jim Lampley and Steve Farhood.

Sponsored by Gig Town Floodlight Film Collective.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional photo courtesy of Paul Vaden.

Above: Promotional photo courtesy of Paul Vaden.


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