“Without the selfless actions of a few people, I would very likely not be alive today…When I speak to students, teachers, and parents all across the world, I stress the imperative of standing up to discrimination and cruelty – precisely what that family did for me.” – Janet Applefield
Janet Applefield gave a moving presentation on Tuesday, April 25th. Mrs. Applefield’s life story is filled with unimaginable sadness and – as she says in the quote above – powerful affirmations of the goodness in people (taken from John Clements Nipmuc memo).
Author - Suzanne Venkataraman
Mrs. Venkataraman is the Library Media Center Specialist at Nipmuc Regional High School. She loves to read historical fiction and nonfiction books. Mrs. V. also enjoys sewing, quilting and playing with her two dogs, Tucker & Teddy.