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Can you believe it?  Mark Twain is appearing Live at the River Forest Library on Frday, October 8th at 7pm (735 Lathrop).  Richard Henzel has presented his “Mark Twain in Person” more than a thousand times to audiences around the world.  Now it’s your chance to see this amazing performance.  Registration at 708-366-5205 is required for this Free event.  It’s another wonderful piece of the month-long “Celebrating Twain: One Author, Three Communities” extravaganza being held in our area in October.  Preview a little bit of his act on the attached video. 

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