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‘Mrs. Gordon’ charms Shrewsbury’s seniors

Rita Parisi portrays a 1908 American woman in her solo performance at the Shrewsbury Senior Center.

Rita Parisi portrays a 1908 American woman in her solo performance at the Shrewsbury Senior Center.

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury’s seniors were entertained by a special visitor, “Mrs. Michael Gordon,” May 21 at the Shrewsbury Senior Center. Mrs. Gordon, (aka Rita Parisi) entertained the audience with tales of what life was like during her time period, circa 1908.  The presentation was sponsored by the Friends of the Shrewsbury Senior Center, Inc.

Photos/Nora McDonald

Parisi answers an audience members question about women's fashion in 1908.

Parisi answers an audience members question about women’s fashion in 1908.

Parisi has some fun with her audience.

Parisi has some fun with her audience.

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