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Temple Grandin Visits WC

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Author Is 2017 National Women’s Hall of Fame Inductee

Dr. Temple Grandin, the renowned author and advocate for farm animal welfare and persons afflicted with autism, will speak at Wilmington College March 30 during two sessions, 3 and 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

Wilmington College’s Agriculture Department and the Clinton County Farm Bureau are co-sponsoring the event, which is free of charge and open to the public. She may be available to sign her books.

Grandin was diagnosed with autism at two years old. The anxiety she experienced provided her with insight into the stress experienced by livestock, which resulted in her inventing more humane methods for handling animals at meat plants.

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