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Intl Women's Day celebration w/ Clara Barton reenactor Lynne McKenney Lydick

Hosted by Christopher M.
From Greater Worcester Humanists

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Greater Worcester Humanists March 2011 Meeting

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In celebration of International Women's Day (http://www.internationalwomensday.com/), Tuesday March 8, at 7:00 PM Greater Worcester Humanists invite you to join Lynne McKenney Lydick,Worcester actress (http://www.wwhp.org/activities-exhibits/oral-history-project/interview-list/lynne-mckenney-lydick), as she brings Clara Barton, the Founder of the American Red Cross and the "Angel of the Battlefield" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clara_Barton), to life in a one -woman presentation.

Clara H. Barton, [masked]), North Oxford, MA native, earned the name Angel of the Battlefield for her limitless courageous and unfailing spirit in bringing supplies to the front lines of the Civil War. Armed with medicinal supplies, clothing and food she saved the lives of countless soldiers on both sides who would have perished without her. With her phenomenal organizational skills, her determination to be of full use in the war, her boundless energy and perseverance, she gained the trust and respect of soldiers, battlefield surgeons, generals and politicians alike.

Join us in welcoming Lynne McKenney Lydick as she brings this inspirational woman to life in Follow the Cannon: A Reading of Clara Barton’s Civil War Letters.

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