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Organization to help families with preemies sets Westport event

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One of the speakesr at the March 6 parenting discussion and fundraiser for the Tiny Miracles Foundation will be Jennifer Degl, author of ìFrom Home to Joy: A Memoir of a Motherís Determination and Her Micro-Preemieís Struggle to Beat the Odds.î

The Tiny Miracles Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families with premature infants, is hosting a local discussion on caring for babies born early.

Speakers will be Kasey Mathews, author of "Preemie: Lessons in Love, Life and Motherhood," and Jennifer Degl, author of "From Home to Joy: A Memoir of a Mother's Determination and Her Micro-Preemie's Struggle to Beat the Odds," on Thursday, March 6, at the West port Arts Center.

The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the arts center, 51 Riverside Ave. A light buffet, wine, beer and cold beverages will be served. The authors will speak at 7:45 p.m.

The evening program is being presented by the Tiny Miracles Foundation as part of its parent support and discussion programs, and it is a fundraiser.

Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased online at www.ttmf.org For more information contact Tiny Miracles at info@ttmf.org or call 203-202-9714.

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