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Yellow Bird: Rosalynn Carter a down-to-earth woman


"I learned former first lady Rosalynn Carter is a good carpenter and can hang a mean door frame. I met her a few weeks ago when she came to Grand Forks to support and promote immunization for children, in a campaign called "Every Child by Two." She is the wife of former President Jimmy Carter.

Rosalynn has worked most of her life to improve the quality of life for people around the world. She is an advocate for mental health, human rights, conflict resolution and early childhood immunization. It was that early childhood immunization that brought her to North Dakota. She made a quick stop in our state, then traveled to Washington, D.C., where she and her husband would pay their last respects to former President Ronald Reagan - something that is part of her role as a former first lady."

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DORREEN YELLOW BIRD COLUMN: Former first lady wields kind words -- and a mean hammer (The Grand Forks Herald 6/22)

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