LMC in the News


Repairing the world, one play at a time

Performance of Life in a Jar. Photo by Joel Zolondek via Jewish News.
(via Jewish News) What began as a National History Day project turned into a national nonprofit organization changing the world by developing unsung hero projects.

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Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

Megan Felt, one of the students who wrote Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project, plays Irena Sendler.
(via The Jewish Journal of San Antonio) Two women work to bring a story of bravery against all odds to San Antonio with Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project.

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Armenian Genocide and a forgotten American hero; Remembering Emma Darling Cushman’s courage

Lowell Milken Center
(via The Topeka Capital-Journal) Three eighth graders from Kansas won first place in the Lowell Milken Center's 2016 Discovery Awards for Emma Darling Cushman documentary about Armenian Genocide.

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Three Teens Shed Light on Genocide Rescuer Emma Cushman

Their documentary, "A Light in the Darkness" won these eighth graders the Lowell Milken Center 2016 Discovery Award grand prize.
(via The Armenian Mirror-Spectator) Three Kansas eighth graders make documentary about Armenian Genocide rescuer Emma Cushman, win Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes' 2016 Discovery Award.

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Kansas Museum Brings Honor to Unsung Heroes

A performance of "Life in a Jar," the play about Lowell Milken Center Unsung Hero Irena Sendler.
(via The Topeka Capital-Journal) The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, which recently opened in Fort Scott, Kansas, brings honor to "Unsung Heroes" from around the world.

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C.E. Byrd History Teacher Awarded Fellowship

New Lowell Milken Center Fellow John Lary with his AP history students at C.E. Byrd High School
(via The Shreveport Times) The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes awards 2015 Milken Educator John Lary, a history teacher at C.E. Byrd High School, with prestigious fellowship.

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Simple Action in Civil Rights Era makes Overland Park Woman an ‘Unsung Hero’

Unsung Heroes Ken Reinhardt Ann Williams Wedaman at Lowell Milken Center Hall of Unsung Heroes Grand Opening
(via The Kansas City Star) An exhibit inside the new Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes features Ann Williams Wedaman of Overland Park, Kansas.

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New Museum Honoring Unsung Heroes has Grand Opening in Fort Scott Tuesday

Norm Conard at Hall of Unsung Heroes
(via The Joplin Globe) At the grand opening Tuesday of the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, Lt. Col. Tran Ngoc Hue, Kendall Reinhardt, Ann Williams and Therese Frare will greet visitors and share their stories. They are among the “unsung heroes” featured in the museum.

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The Power of Unsung Heroes: A Day of Storytelling and Discovery

Unsung Hero Harry Hue and family with exhibit at Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes
(via KODE-TV) "The more we researched, the more we were just really impressed and inspired by everything that he did. We're just really glad that we can kind of bring this story to light because it was not well known at all," said Andrea Sodergren, Kansas Seamen High School.

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Lowell Milken Center Prepares for Grand Opening

Hall of Unsung Heroes in the Lowell Milken Center
(via KODE-TV) The Lowell Milken Center in Fort Scott plans to move into a new museum across the street from the original location.

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