Bill Salem's Cairo to California - a Benefit Series Event

Sat. Mar 25, 2023 at 2:00pm PDT
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A one-day-only Santa Monica Playhouse Benefit Event

Bill Salem came to the USA in 1965 with $10.00 in his pocket. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war and as a drill sergeant trained two thousand soldiers who were shipped to Vietnam. He personally did not go due to a serendipitous and completely unforeseeable capriciousness of Fate that caused a last-minute revocation of his orders. After his return to civilian life, he went back to work for the company that employed him prior to his military duty.

Ten years later he was on the street without a job and with only $52 in his pocket. Within four weeks he started a consulting company and succeeded in becoming one of the foremost consulting engineers in the gas industry. He retired in July 2021. His challenging, insightful and ultimately uplifting story is told in his book “Cairo to California, From Visualization to Realization.”

You can get the book on Amazon. But you can meet the man in person and hear his powerful story for one day only in a special Santa Monica Playhouse Benefit Series presentation. Post-show Q & A talk back, wine and dessert reception and book-signing are included in price of admission.

From Cairo to California is not based on a true story.  It is a true story – every word. 

Rated: 13 and up

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Santa Monica Playhouse® 1211 4th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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