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A tribute to Dr. James Peterson (1942–2021): In Memoriam

November 5, 2021 - By Patrick Henry

James L. Peterson, who served on the Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) Board of Directors from 2009 to 2018, died on October 30, 2021. In May 2018 he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer and lived an almost unheard-of additional three and a half years. Jim brought to the MHC…

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Remembering the Women who Shaped my Life

April 14, 2021 - By Patrick Henry

I grew up in the Rondo community.  It was a village of community educators.  As I reflect, I am grateful to the women of that village who helped to guide and shape my life.  I remember being told by my mother, “There is nothing that you cannot do if you…

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