"What Made Maddy Run, The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen" - New Canaan & Darien Moms
September 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: New Canaan Library Lamb Room


From noted espnW commentator and sports journalist Kate Fagan comes the story of Maddy Holleran, whose death by suicide rocked the University of Pennsylvania campus and whose life reveals with haunting detail the struggle of young people suffering from mental illness today. Her struggle with depression reveals the mounting pressure young people face to be perfect, especially in an age of relentless connectivity and social media saturation.
Kate Fagan is a columnist and feature writer for espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. She is also a regular panelist on ESPN’s Around the Horn and can also be seen on Outside the Lines. Previously, Fagan spent three seasons covering the 76ers for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
In partnership with Elm Street Books and New Canaan CARES

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