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Below you will find some of the highlights of this journey of better understanding the lives of others. It's our hope that students are touched by these projects and want to change the world. Or, at least, their little corner of the world. 

Jefferson Award 2019

Deb Bowen holds her Jefferson Award. It was a great honor to be nominated. Thank you WQAD!

KISS Gene Simmons

In 2018 Deb shared books in A BOOK by ME series with Jewish rock star Gene Simmons. His mother was a Holocaust survivor. He talked about her coming to America through Ellis Island and misunderstanding instructions for the pledge of allegiance. Instead of raising her right hand to say the pledge, she made the Nazi salute which visibly upset her. A supervisor saw and he came and explained to her that she never had to make that salute again.

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