Diver who explored Edmund Fitzgerald wreck to speak Saturday

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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Visitors to a special event will get to hear first-hand what it was like to see the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior.

TEDxNMU is a student run program based on the popular technology, engineering, and design (TED) talks. The talks are meant to educate and inspire others to take action in a variety of fields.

Saturday, the keynote speaker will be Terrence Tysall, one of only two people to see the wreck before diving at the site was banned in 1995.

"Bringing him to campus is an opportunity for people to both hear him talk, but following his talk we're also going to have a post event reception and TEDxNMU attendees will be able to meet and talk to him one on one about his experience," said Lead Organizer, Allison Opheim.

Tickets are $45 and include all 13 speakers and break out sessions.

They're available at the Forest Roberts Theatre or by visiting this website.

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