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Toni Morrison and Louise Erdrich in Chateau Vincennes

festivalamerica-alvaradofrazierAmada and I, the two Latinas in Paris,  just returned from Chateau Vincennes where we spent the day attending the huge "Festival America: Literature and Cultures of the Americas," that took place throughout this past weekend.A couple of weeks ago we saw a poster in the metro of a big old truck with Festival America-looked interesting,… Continue reading Toni Morrison and Louise Erdrich in Chateau Vincennes

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The 5 Women Awarded the Medal of Freedom 2012

Today President Obama's awarded the Medal of Freedom to these five women: AP photoMadeline Albright former Secretary of State and the first woman to hold the top U.S. diplomatic job. Granddaughter of Holocaust victims and who also survived the WW II Blitz.Juliette Gordon Low, who 100 years ago founded the Girl Scouts, at 45 years of age,… Continue reading The 5 Women Awarded the Medal of Freedom 2012