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'I Heard the Unbelievably Sweet Sound of a Violin'

Listen to Doris Hammond's story about making a difference


— Chris Usher

Doris Hammond, 77
Bluffton, S.C.
Senior Volunteers in the Schools program. WOW (Wise Outrageous Women)


Marjory Halfpenny

In many communities around the world, the wisdom of elders is honored. But not so much in our society of youth worshippers. Hammond brings youths and older Americans together, giving the young an appreciation for experience and the elderly a means to contribute.

Listen to Doris Hammond's story.

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