Doris Valliant

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Advocating For Abused Kids: A Worthwhile Resolution

“For many of the children I’ve worked with, I’ve been the only consistent, supportive adult in their lives. My sole responsibility is to identify their needs and advocate for anything and everything that is in their best interest." more »

Jan 29, 2014 by in -hot seat-

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Your Own Slice of the Red Hen

Red Hen’s community-supported baking provides bread and other baked goods over a six-week period to individuals who sign up at their website for a full or a half share. more »

Jun 18, 2013 by in -hot seat- (1 Comments)

American Tourists in Cuba

“It’s a fascinating culture that is changing so fast. Cuba was such a special, special place.” more »

May 16, 2013 by in -the road-

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Bringing the Past Alive in Dorchester

Abbott, a cultural historian and artisan, is of the Nanticoke people. He has extensively researched his Native American heritage and has become an expert on the prehistoric past of the native people living in the mid-Atlantic coastal region. more »

Apr 18, 2013 by in -downtown-

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Beating the Winter Blahs

Doris explores adult education on the Shore. more »

Jan 29, 2013 by in THE RETIRED LIFE

Is Chocolate a Vegetable?

Doris finds a diet she can live with. more »

Mar 31, 2012 by in THE RETIRED LIFE (2 Comments)

A Period of Adjustment

Doris gets a little crazy and throws out her old routine. more »

Mar 16, 2012 by in THE RETIRED LIFE (3 Comments)