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Event flier courtesy of Dixie State Alumni House, St. George News
Event flier courtesy of Dixie State Alumni House, St. George News

Meet Kris “Tanto” Paronto

In St. George, the public is invited to a unique opportunity Monday as Kris “Tanto” Paronto, Dixie State University alumnus and inspiration for “13 Hours,” returns to the campus to share his experience of protecting American lives in Benghazi, Libya. Paronto will speak at noon in the ballroom of the Gardner Student Center on the Dixie State campus, 225 S. 700 East.

Read more: DSU alumnus, subject of ’13 Hours,’ to speak on campus

The public is also invited to the Dixie State Alumni House at 2:30 p.m. where Paronto will be available for meet-and-greet and book signing. Refreshments will be served. The Alumni House is located at 684 E. 500 South in St. George.

Admission to both events is free and the public is encouraged to attend.


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  • .... January 21, 2016 at 11:30 am

    Old news…..already

  • Ladyk January 22, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    I for one can’t wait to meet “Tanto”. This amazing man did what few will ever do. I am grateful for his service and his willingness to tell the world the truth about what really happened in Libya.

  • .... January 23, 2016 at 11:21 am

    Old news already

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