The Accidental Hero is an astonishing, 90-minute, one-man play about history, the reality of war and the mystery of heroes.
Patrick Dewane tells the story of his grandfather, a man whose seemingly goofy CB radio-handle during the 1970s–”The Accidental Hero”–was really a clue to his incredible story as a WWII Czech-American soldier fighting in the forests of his family’s ancient homeland.
Dewane’s grandfather, Matt Konop, rarely talked about the war, but years after his death Dewane was handed a pile of typewritten pages that a family member had discovered in a box in a basement.
Be sure to take in this play at one of the following locations:
Tuesday, February 22 at 7 p.m.
Gonvick LINK Site
Wednesday, February 23 at 6 p.m.
Halstad Living Center
Thursday, February 24 at 7 p.m.
Twin Valley LINK Site
(Senior Living Center)
All events are FREE and open to the public.
This program was made possible by a partnership between Minnesota Regional Public Libraries and the Minnesota Historical Society.