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Library holds women’s vets panel discussion

By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent The role of women in the military has evolved over the generations. In 1782 Deborah Sampson, one of a small number of women who disguised themselves as men in order to join the American Revolutionary War, served as a man for 17 months, fought in combat and was wounded. Shot in...
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Wellesley’s veterans share service experiences

By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly correspondent Last week in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library, a panel of local veterans convened to share their experiences during their years of service and to discuss their transitions back to civilian life. As part of the Wellesley Reads Together 2017 Program, which this year chose the book “Civilianized:...
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