The American Red Cross was founded on this day — May 21, 1881.
On the founding anniversary of the American Red Cross, here’s Kathleen Kennedy in her A.R.C. uniform from World War II. The photo was taken in London, circa 1943.
Kathleen was the second daughter and fourth child of Joseph and Rose Kennedy.
While in college, Kathleen Kennedy began volunteering for the Red Cross in New York in the summer of 1940. After working for the Times-Herald newspaper, she rejoined the war effort by volunteering again for the Red Cross, this time in London. Read More
“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson
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Scientific Community Expresses Support for Kiera Wilmot
Below is a link to an article I found in Scientific American that expresses support for high school student, Kiera Wilmot, who was expelled and arrested when a science experiment went ary and exploded at school. Given that the same prosecutor who has now charged Wilmot as an adult with a felony, just a few days later dropped charges on a white minor whose violent actions led to a fatality, the story has an even greater air of misjustice.
If you can take a moment in your day, call the numbers in the article and lend your voice to the growing outrage over this honor student’s treatment for her intellectual curiosity.