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In conjunction with National Library Week, Clara Barton, as portrayed by award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung, will be making an appearance at on Monday, April 14 at 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM at Harford Community College’s Student Center, Room 243.

Clara Barton, a Civil War nurse and the founder of the American Red Cross, was a woman ahead of her time. According to Ms. Jung, she “overcame both personal obstacles and society’s narrow view of women’s roles to pursue her heart’s work.” Ms. Jung’s interactive one-woman show encourages audience participation and is both engrossing and entertaining. She has appeared on CNN, The Today Show and Good Morning, America. In addition, Ms. Jung has performed at the National Theatre of Washington, the Folger Shakespeare Library, Port Discovery Children’s Museum, and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

Clara Barton – Red Cross Angel is part of the 2014 National Library Week celebration sponsored by the Harford Community College Library. This performance is made possible, in part, by the Maryland Humanities Council.

The performance is free and open to the general public. Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. RSVP to 443-412-2316 or vcorkran@harford.edu.

National Library Week will be celebrated April 14-20.

Harford Community College is located at 401 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air, Maryland.

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