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Friday, June 19, 2015

Charleston librarian

From the Post and Courier:
Image result for charleston librarian"One of the nine victims of Wednesday’s church shooting, Cynthia Hurd spent her life helping people, particularly helping them become educated, said Jamie Thomas, the library system’s spokeswoman and Hurd’s friend.
 
In a 2003 interview, Hurd said, “I like helping people find answers,” adding that the best thing about being a librarian was service. “Your whole reason for being there is to help people.”

Hurd worked with the county’s libraries for 31 years, serving as branch manager of the John L. Dart Branch from 1990 to 2011 before becoming manager of the St. Andrews Regional Library, which county officials said Thursday would be named in her honor. "