A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
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- Pat White CEO of the Maine Lobstermen's Association and commissioner on the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
- Leon Panetta chief of staff for President Clinton. Mr. Panetta served as chairman of the Pew Oceans Commission. He is chairman and founder of the Panetta Institute.
- Jane Lubchenco administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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