Barbara Fertig Barbara Fertig is presently, and has been for the last 25 years, a Professor of History at Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia. She has recently begun to try her hand at non-academic writing, and finds great pleasure in it. In a previous incarnation, she wrote studies of art museum education programs for The Art Museum As Educator, published by the University of California Press in 1978.
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A Christmas Morning Gift: The Joy of Pouring Hot Chocolate

By Barbara Fertig
By Barbara Fertig

This Christmas will be my last with my daughter, who is now in hospice care. It will mark the end of what I thought was the proper celebration of Christmas. Next year will not, however, be an attempt to recreate the past without her. I will be giving my own gift of service to some of the 400 homeless who show up at the door of Trinity Methodist Church here in Savannah. I look forward to the joy of pouring hot chocolate in their cups.

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Women Who Serve: Savannah, Georgia

By Barbara Fertig
By Barbara Fertig

Thanksgiving is an important occasion for those who prepare the feasts for the homeless; women who look forward to an annual coming together for the purpose of service.

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