Mary Cronk Farrell: Courage for Our Time
Date: April 8, 2017 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Description Please join us on Saturday, April 8, at 4 pm, for a presentation by author Mary Cronk Farrell. Farrell is an award-winning author of five books for young people and former television journalist with a passion for stories about women facing great adversity with courage. She researches little known stories from history and relates them with engaging and powerful language in her books, blog posts, multi-media presentations and workshops. Farrell has appeared on TV and radio across the nation. She speaks to women’s groups, civic groups, and at museums, schools and libraries. After Farrell's critically acclaimed Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific comes the incredible story of labor activist Fannie Sellins, Fannie Never Flinched: One Women’s Courage in the Struggle for American Labor Rights. Come learn how courage comes in the darkest places.