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During the war years the club assisted the Red Cross and knit items for soldiers.
Organized April 13, 1931 and received charter on December 13, 1939.
The club was the second oldest in the Fifth District Minnesota Federation of Women’s Clubs.
The object of the club was “intellectual improvement.” The club met on alternate Fridays with programs on a variety of subjects.
After graduating cum laude from the University of Minnesota, Aldrich became a renowned novelist, poet, playwright, WCCO radio announcer, teacher, and newspaper columnist.
She was the first woman columnist in Minneapolis and also was a Sunday editor at the Minneapolis Morning Tribune. The membership was about sixteen to twenty-six members.
In that respect, the film perfectly encapsulates one of Grace’s self-empowerment platitudes: “If you’re beautiful with no soul, are you even living?
” Film Review: ' A Girl Like Grace' Reviewed online, West Hollywood, June 18, 2015.
After the truth comes out, so to speak, the film devolves into a dispiriting string of hook-ups, eventually derailing completely by falling into the hoary old trap of a young woman’s sexual exploration leading to exploitation and assault.
That the film transcends its cliches at all is due entirely to Destiny’s committed lead turn.
The exact circumstances surrounding Andrea’s death are presented as a mystery the film slowly unravels with the arrival of her alluring older sister Share (Meagan Good), who takes Grace under her wing and encourages the 17-year-old to embrace her sexuality.