Jane Alexander: “Find Your Creative Home”

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Harvard Magazine
May 31, 2013

If a young child is capable of having an epiphany, that is exactly what happened to a then-six-year-old Jane Alexander, recipient of the 2013 Radcliffe Medal. Her father, returning home after five years’s service in World War II, had taken her to see a Danish ballet in an effort to get to know her a little better. As she watched the dancers twist and turn their sinewy bodies under the bright stage lights, Alexander said, she realized her life’s calling was the arts.

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