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June 27, 2022, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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UFC fighter Tim Kennedy in person - Scars and Stripes

Presented by Tim Kennedy

June 27, 2022, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Coronado Public Library Winn Room 640 Orange Ave Coronado, CA 92118


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Decorated Green Beret sniper and UFC headliner Tim Kennedy will be at the Coronado Public Library on Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss and sign his new book Scars and Stripes. This inspirational memoir offers lessons on how to unlock the best version of yourself, from someone who knows that failure is just one step towards success.

Through vivid, wild anecdotes – such as saying he only feels alive right before he’s about to die - Kennedy reveals all the dumb, violent, embarrassing, and undeniably heroic things he’s done in his life, including multiple combat missions in Afghanistan, building a school in Texas for elementary kids, and creating two multimillion-dollar businesses. He has learned that failure isn’t the end – rather, it’s the first step towards unearthing the best version of yourself and finding success, no matter how overwhelming the setbacks may feel.

Originally from Atascadero, California, Kennedy joined the Army in 2004. After completing Ranger School he was assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group and was deployed on multiple combat missions in Afghanistan and Iraq as a sniper, sniper instructor, and principal combatives instructor. While in the Army, he also developed his mixed martial arts fighting skills, which he had originally developed at ‘The Pit’ in Atascadero. He returned to mixed martial arts in 2009 at Strikeforce Challengers and in January 2013 was brought over to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). While now retired from fighting, his professional fighting record has him with just six losses in twenty-four matches. Today, Kennedy is the founder and head of Apogee Cedar Park: an Acton Academy school in Austin, Texas. He is also co-owner of Ranger Up and the CEO of Sheepdog Response.

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