Philadelphia Inquirer Editor and Author Kevin Ferris to Speak about His New Book “Unbreakable Bonds”

February 13, 2015

EVENT DATE:  Monday, February 16, 2015 starting at 7:30 p.m.

WHAT: Rydal Park Library, a resident organization of Rydal Park continuing care retirement community in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, presents local author and newspaper editor Kevin Ferris in a talk about his new book, Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed, co-authored with Dava Guerin– free and open to the public

WHO: Author Kevin Ferris is editor of the daily Commentary pages and the Sunday Currents section for The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he has been a member of the editorial board for 20 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a master’s degree in international relations from American University’s School of International Service in Washington, D.C. Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed is his first book.

WHERE: Rydal Park, located at 1515 The Fairway in Jenkintown, PA 19046 (next to Whole Foods) – Abington Township, Montgomery County

MORE: describes Unbreakable Bonds as “ten touching stories of mothers who spent years aiding the recovery of their children, US soldiers and Marines who suffered severe injuries during the War on Terror. The survival of these wounded warriors is a testament not only to the extraordinary efforts of military medical personnel and their own inner fortitude, but also to their mothers.” The book features a foreword by President George H.W. Bush.

RSVP: Anyone can attend this free event, via RSVP by email to, or by phone at 877-933-6699

MEDIA CONTACT: Elise Brown, LevLane PR | | phone 215-825-9644

NOTE:  Author interviews are available. Contact Elise Brown (, phone 215-825-9644


About Rydal Park

Opened in 1974 and located on a scenic 20-acre campus in Abington Township, Montgomery County, Rydal Park is a full continuing care retirement community that offers independent living across four contiguous apartment home buildings, as well as personal care, skilled nursing and rehabilitative care. Known for its exceptional location and amenities, Rydal Park has become synonymous with healthy, elegant and quality retirement living. In total, Rydal Park offers 509 accommodations.