Handley Regional Library presents a first lady

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A press release from the Friends of Handley Regional Library System announced the dramatic, live portrayal of Mary Todd Lincoln.

The program will be held this Sat. Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Robinson Auditorium in the Handley Library branch at 100 W. Piccadilly St. Winchester.

Titled The Very Creature of Excitement: The Woman Abraham Fell in Love with-and Never Fell Out, the program features actress storyteller Laurie Gaulke.

Gaulke strives to bring to life historical portrayals of real women with real stories to tell.

Using diaries, letters and journals Gaulke brings an entertaining look at this first lady that has often been misunderstood.

More information about this enlightening and entertaining look at Mary Todd Lincoln is available at handleyregional.org.

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