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Harriet Showman

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in Marion, SC, The United States


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Harriet Showman lives in South Carolina, U.S., a culture hurt deep by the wounds of slavery and racism. Showman began her quest to understand the legacy bequeathed to her by slave-owning ancestors through her undergraduate and graduate study of colonial South Carolina history. It was then that the endemic poverty of her home state captured her attention. With a strong core of allies, she helped to establish a statewide Guardian ad Litem program to provide legal support for abused children; a Cities in Schools organization to serve underprivileged students; and a vehicle for the accumulation of monies to be distributed in grants through the Children’s Trust Fund. As a development officer for the state’s flagship university, Showman attracted ...more

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