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The Shadow King

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

With the threat of Mussolini’s army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid to Kidane and his wife Aster. As the war begins in earnest, the Emperor goes into exile and Ethiopia quickly loses hope. Hirut helps disguise a gentle peasant as the emperor and soon becomes his guard, inspiring other women to take up arms against the Italians.

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April 12
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Wayland Library
5 Concord Rd
Wayland, MA 01778 United States
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