Nora Lourie Gund Percival, 102

Boone, NC

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"As a survivor of the Russian revolution I know a bit about the fragility of rights and freedom"

 

  • Born October 1914 in Samara, Russia

  • Survived the Russian Revolution and emigrated to New York City at eight

  • Graduated from Barnard College in 1936

  • Worked as an editor and manager at American Management Assoc.

  • Served as Barnard's alumni director, editing the alumni magazine in retirement

  • Started a local newspaper in Kent, CT with husband

  • Published first of three memoirs at 87

  • Has participated in local writers' group for more than two decades and still edits for friends

  • Five children, 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren

 

"I have stood for and worked for the strength and wisdom of women most of my life. It is time to let a woman lead this country. As a survivor of the Russian revolution I know a bit about the fragility of rights and freedom. I cherish what we have in this country—vote for Hillary!"

 

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