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Transylvania’s fall convocation speaker, David Walton, presents "A Purpose Driven Life"

David WaltonLEXINGTON, Ky.—Doctor, humanitarian and global health expert David Walton presented, “Living a Purpose Driven Life,” in Transylvania’s Haggin Auditorium on Sunday, September 14, at 7 p.m. The lecture was free and open to the public.

This lecture, Transylvania’s fall convocation, tied in with Transy’s First Engagement’s book choice for 2008-09, Tracy Kidder’s “Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World.” Walton, one of Farmer’s protégés, is a staff member at the Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequities at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and spends much of his time in Haiti providing medical care to impoverished Haitians.