Author, famed naturalist to speak at Freeport High (CANCELLED)

tony hiss
Special to The Sun
Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 04:41 PM.

UPDATE: E.O. Wilson speech cancelled after medical emergency

A Tuesday presentation featuring famed naturalist Dr. Edward O. Wilson and author Tony Hiss has been cancelled.

"Dr. Wilson has incurred a medical urgency this morning that prevents him from presenting at the scheduled event," said Christy Scally, of the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center.  "Dr. Wilson is hospitalized, doing well and expected to make a full recovery."

The pair was set to speak April 2 at Freeport High School and organizers were expecting hundreds to attend.

 "We are sorry for any inconvenience," Scally said. "And our prayers for a full recovery are with Dr. Wilson and his family."

The original story

The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center will host authors Dr. E.O. Wilson and Tony Hiss from 5-6:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Freeport High School. This event will be free to the public, and seating is limited.

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