Jeanne Nolan- Planting a Movement

Jeanne Nolan- Planting a  Movement     By Cleo Lampos   My husband, Vernon, and I went to the Evergreen Park Library recently to hear a lecture on organic gardening. Vernon is an ardent gardener who only uses organic methods on our suburban plot. He grows the food, but I…

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Clara Comstock- Agent for Change

Clara Comstock- Agent for Change Ordinary People:Extraordinary Lives By Cleo Lampos The smoke from the locomotive engine flowed into the open window of the train, carrying bits of soot in the wind. Clara Comstock turned her head away from what should have been fresh air to the stench of over…

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Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives- Thomas Barnardo

Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives Thomas J. Barnardo: A Rooftop of Ragamuffins                           By Cleo Lampos     The moon glistened in the London night sky, breaking into moon beams through the smoke from the chimneys of the crowded tenements of the poorEast Endsection. Very little light reached the old donkey shed…

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Addie Mix Story- A Ray of Hope in the Darkness: Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives

  A Ray of Hope in the Darkness One Mother’s Story of Tragedy, Trauma and Triumph By Cleo Lampos as told by Addie Mix   The knife stabbed Jim’s arms as he held them up as a living shield. Again the blade cut through the skin and muscle of Jim’s…

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