November 3, 2019 @ 12:00PM — 2:00PM
Duty: War's Impact on Women addresses physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual impacts of military service and war. The Legend of 1000 Combat Paper Cranes is derived from the Japanese legend of 1000 origami cranes: whosoever folds 1000 cranes experiences answer to prayer.
Duty: War's Impact on Women Community Discussion Program explores topics of physical,
emotional, mental, social and spiritual impacts of military service and
war, & brings together diverse voices and opinions from women, men,
families and communities through a series of public conversations. Growth in understanding
between civilians and veterans will improve our community. Facilitators will draw from two humanities resources, Shadow
Shapes, Journal of a Wounded Woman, by Elizabeth Shepley-Sergeant and I
Am Still Standing-From Captive US Soldier to Free Citizen, My Journey
Home, by Shoshana Johnson. These books are not required but highly recommended reading. Open
to all. Content suitable for mature audiences.