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The Forces that Shape Us (offered at the Hingham Public Library)  

How did we get here from there? What choices did we make that led us to the present? Or were these crucial choices made for us? What forces shaped us? Genetics? Geography? History? Upbringing? Ethnicity, Race, Education? Faith? Sometimes the answers to such questions may be found in literature. In this short story course, fiction is used as a tool to let us better understand the facts of our lives. You will read about characters of all ages, dispositions, and circumstances. By studying their journeys, we may better evaluate our own. Learning from their experiences might help inform our future actions. Their follies and triumphs may inspire some of us to share our own rich experiences and add to what are certain to be some lively discussions about the forces that shaped us all.


The Forces that Shape Us (offered at the Hingham Public Library)
Facilitator: Maureen O'Brien This class is currently in session.
Dates: 10/15/2019 - 11/19/2019 Day of the Week: Tu
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Number of Sessions: 6
Location: Hingham Public Library Room: Whiton Room

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