Fresh Air kids get warm, wet welcome
The Portland Press Herald talks to Laura Young Connelly ’88 of Cape Elizabeth (and takes her photograph) for a story about the impact of the Fresh Air Fund, a nonprofit organization that has sponsored vacations in the country for children from low-income New York City families since 1877. On a rainy day, reporter Elbert Aull describes how Young Connelly greeted her 8-year-old visitor from Brooklyn with a brightly colored sign that read, “Hi Kimbe! Welcome to Maine” and that her plans include strawberry picking at a farm next door. (View Text)
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