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Labor of Love: Her Gift of Art to Children of South Africa

Joan Myerson Shrager and UPenn

Over the past year, Penn alum Joan Myerson Shrager (College for Women, School of Education ’60) has shared special memories and artifacts with DT from the 3 generations of her family attending Penn.

Joan has also shared with us her outstanding artwork.

Now, over the past year, she has created a project to help better the world.

More about Joan’s efforts after the jump…

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Germantown High students in Joan’s “The Stained Glass Project” of the after school program of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown created 18 magnificent stained glass windows to be sent to a school for AIDS orphans in Ngcolosi South Africa. These windows are now on display at the Fairmount Park Welcome Center in Love… Park through July 31st. Letters from Bill Clinton, Ed Rendell, Mayor Nutter and the Consul General of South Africa attest to the incredible work of these GHS students.

18 gorgeous windows now being xhibited May 27 – July 31st, 2010.

More on Joan HERE

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Another Penn alum who recently lent his efforts to Africa HERE

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