Good Day Alabama for November 29, 2012

Good Day Alabama for November 29, 2012

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Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for November 29, 2012...

JEH JEH - Jeh Jeh joined us live from the Crisis Center Fundraiser at the Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church. The Crisis Center, a United Way of Central Alabama agency, has been providing 24-hour, 365 day per year support, crisis and suicide intervention, community information and referrals through telephone counseling since 1970. An integral part of that mission is to correlate our services to the diverse and changing needs of the community. Therefore, specialized programs have emerged through the Crisis Center during the agency's life span, which include: 24-hour Crisis & Suicide Line, Rape Response, Kids' Help Line, Teen Link, Senior Talk Line, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Facility, The Mental Health Association, & Representative Payee Program. For more information on the Crisis Center, visit http://www.crisiscenterbham.com or for assistance call (205) 323-7777.

WEST SIDE STORY - The most beloved musical of all time is coming to Birmingham! Jordan Crenshaw with Broadway in Birmingham joined us this morning with details on how you can enjoy the show. WEST SIDE STORY opens the 2012-2013 Broadway In Birmingham season, running tomorrow through Sunday. WEST SIDE STORY tells the story of star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria as they struggle to rise above the hatred and intolerance that surrounds them. WEST SIDE STORY soars as the greatest love story of all time and remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. Show times are 8pm on Friday, 2pm and 8pm on Saturday, and 1pm and 6:30pm on Sunday. Tickets ranger from $25.00 - $65.00. For more information or to purchase your tickets, visit Http://www.magicspace.net/birmingham/#.ULZVUGewVT8.

CROSS ROADS - Author William Paul Young joined us this morning to talk about his new book. He rose to fame with his book, The Shack, that sold 18 million copies and became an international bestseller. William Paul Young returns with his sophomore novel, Cross Roads. In 2009, William Paul Young was juggling three jobs. Each day he hauled himself and his troubles (financial worries that led to bankruptcy, guilt from an affair that strained his marriage, memories of three devastating family deaths) on the commuter train between his rental home in Gresham, Oregon and Portland. Sometimes he scribbled bits of dialogue on napkins and receipts to help ease his pain. Since then, Young has undergone a major reversal of fortune. The Shack, a novel he started in 2005 to explain to his six kids how he copied with tragedy, has become an astonishing hit selling 18 million copies and landing on the New York Times Best Seller list for 50 consecutive weeks as #1. Paul originally wrote it as a Christmas gift for his children and printed 15 copies at the local office supply store; it was never intended for broad publication. However, friends passed it to friends and eventually he teamed up with a couple of guys to print it and the rest is a publishing phenomenon.

PET OF THE WEEK - Greg Winters joined us this morning from the Shelby County Humane Society with the pet of the week! Her names is Orlando. For more information call (205) 669-3916 extension 22 or visit shelbyhumane.org.

GIFTS FOR LITTLE ONES
- Cecilia Pearson with Alabama Baby & Child Magazine joined us with a look at gift ideas for the youngest ones on your shopping list. For more ideas and information, visit albabymag.com.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama
... Comedian Killer Beaz returns to town and he joins us in the studio with a few laughs! Who better to turn to for your holiday treats than Betty Crocker? We get the scoop on some great desserts and ideas for your next party! Mickey has some very special guests for his Weather Kids this week! And we have a special musical treat to go along with them! Plus we check out your entertainment news and the latest business headlines ... that and more tomorrow on Good Day!

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