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Beyond the Bio: Philanthropist Ann Barshinger

Written by, | Feb 26, 2013 10:47 AM

Photo by Jill Hess/witf

Ann Barshinger at her home in Willow Street, Lancaster County

(Willow Street) -- Philanthropist Ann Barshinger has donated millions of dollars to arts and theater groups, a cancer center, and to her late husband's Alma Mater, Franklin & Marshall College.

The 89-year-old grew up on a farm near Glen Rock, York County, but is now best known for her work in and around Lancaster.

witf's Craig Layne talks with Barshinger as part of our Beyond the Bio series.

She starts off by discussing how her mother encouraged her to broaden her horizons early in life... 

Barshinger also discusses her thoughts on women in the workforce today: 

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