Meet and greet to be held for local author Jake Heilbrunn

A meet and greet and book signing with Torrey Pines High School graduate and author Jake Heilbrunn will be held at Bliss101 on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Refreshments and tasty treats will be served at 553 South Coast Hwy 101.

After four eye-opening, life-altering months in Central America, Heilbrunn came back with a whole new outlook on life, and the material for his first book, “Off the Beaten Trail.”

The book shares Heilbrunn’s story of overcoming a chronic skin condition and depression by taking an unexpected path: he dropped out of college at 18 and went on a solo backpacking trip through Central America despite his knowledge of Spanish language not reaching far past “Hola” and “Gracias.”

For more information on the book, visit www.eyesfullyopen.com. Bliss101 is at 760-487-1900 and www.bliss101.com.

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