Showing posts from August 15, 2011

A Great Article this morning by Justin Paprocki of the Island Packet. "The Water Is Wide"

A mentor to last a lifetime Published author Sallie Ann Robinson shares accomplishments with Pat Conroy - the teacher who inspired her 40 years ago By JUSTIN PAPROCKI 843-706-8143 Published Monday, August 15, 2011 Tribute fundraiser "An Evening with Henry Chambers, Pat Conroy and Cassandra King" will be Thursday at the Beaufort Boys & Girls Club. Tickets are $100 a person. Space is limited. Corporate sponsors with special recognition tables for 10 are available for $1,500. Details: Liz Vallino, 843-379-5430, Sallie Ann Robinson first went to Washington, D.C., on a field trip. A passionate young teacher had taken her class from their two-room Daufuskie Island schoolhouse and into a world few of them had even heard about. The second time she went to the nation's capital she served as an ambassador of Gullah culture at the Smithsonian Institute. When she found out she'd been invi