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Book details
  • SubGenre:Historical
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Ordinary People Trilogy
  • Series Number:3
  • Pages:316
  • eBook ISBN:9781667857954
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667857947

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Deeds

A Memoir of a World Citizen Diplomat

by Lois Ann Nicolai

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"Ordinary People, Extraordinary Deeds: A Memoir of World Citizen Diplomats" is the third and final book of Nicolai's memoir trilogy. It explains how 'World Citizen Diplomats' became a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
This book details how the founders located Lifebridge Foundation in NYC that funded four grants to enable the members to sponsor many important activities during the 1990's. The book tells the story of the first Soviet-American Peace Walk venturing across the USA in 1988, Introducing the first Soviet citizens to meet middle-class Americans. It tells about the Bridges For Peace New Jersey delegation of twenty citizens who went to Volgograd, Russia and lived in the homes of their Russian hosts. It tells about the ten-week Peace Caravan that traveled throughout Canada from Montreal to Vancouver and up to Alaska. By the time the reader has read this book they begin to understand all the millions of peacemakers around the world who are doing their part to help bring a peaceful life to its world citizens.
About the author
Lois Nicolai is a former teacher, Girl Scout Troop Organizer, Indiana State Champions ASA Girls Softball Coach, and Detasseling Supervisor for Pioneer Seed Corn Fields. She is also an International Organizer and Supervisor of OSCE and PAE Democratic Elections in ten countries of Western Europe, She is the Founder and Director of World Citizen Diplomats in Princeton, NJ which led to seven trips into former Soviet Republics during the fall of Communism through Perestroika and Glasnost: and wife for twenty-plus years. Today, she is a widowed mother of six living her dream retirement years on the Jersey Seashore enjoying heart-warming visits with her six children, eighteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.Lois's writing is an honest and engaging memoir for all age readers. Her website is: loisnicolaiauthor.com