Have you ever wondered what the world would be like without Hate? If so, join us Wednesday, February 18, at Ozona Bar & Grill on Greenville Ave. for an inspirational Meridian speaker social in collaboration with the Partners in Leadership Program at SMU. Learn more about Rais Bhuiyan’s remarkable story in Anand Giridharadas' fascinating book, The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas. He will take you through his journey of a man blasting a bullet to his face 10 days after 9/11 and how in the aftermath of the shooting, he lost his wife, job, and home. Despite his challenging journey, his heart survived. A decade later, Bhuiyan launched a campaign to convince Texas authorities to stop his assailant's execution. Join us to learn more about this tremendous story that continues to inspire people around the globe! The $15 Meridian ticket grants you 2 drinks and an assortment of tasty treats! Books will be available for purchase at the program or offered as a gift with a $30.00 donation to World without Hate.