Presbyterian Manor sponsored "I'll be Me" screening
More than 200 people attended an April 21 screening of "I'll be Me," the documentary chronicling Glen Campbell's battle with Alzheimer's disease and his final music tour.
In 2011, music legend Glen Campbell set out on an unprecedented tour across America. What was thought would last five weeks instead went for 151 sold-out shows over a year-and-a-half across America, including Wichita.
What made this tour extraordinary was that Glen had recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He was told to hang up his guitar and prepare for the inevitable. Instead, he and his wife went public with his diagnosis and announced that his family would set out on a “Goodbye Tour.”
The film documents this journey as he and his family navigate the unpredictable nature of Glen’s progressing disease using love, laughter and music as their medicine of choice.
Along with Wichita Presbyterian Manor, the showing also was sponsored by LeadingAge Kansas, the Alzheimer’s Association and Newton Presbyterian Manor.