No Ordinary Person, an evening of autobiographical storytelling

A video of RAAC’s 2023 No Ordinary Person is available on YouTube. Watch by clicking here. The performers were:

Willie Shanks who has lived in Rappahannock all his life. He is one of four children and he has four children of his own. He works for the county as a waste management consultant at Flatwood recycling center. His story shares an experience he “hopes never to repeat.”

Crispin Sartwell is a retiring but not shy philosophy professor and opinion writer who splits time between his home near Gettysburg and his mother Joyce Abell’s place down on Rock Mills Road. His is a story of childhood illness and life affirmation in old age.

David Tatel and his wife Edie have lived near Rock Mills for 30 years. A federal judge in Washington DC, David will talk about how he learned to work with his amazing German Shepherd guide dog, Vixen. David is writing a memoir that will be published next year.


There are no upcoming events at this time.

Watch a video of 2019 No Ordinary Person featuring Andy Alexander, Barbara Black and Miranda Hope. Filmed by Scott Willis

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