My Name is Rachel Corrie
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Date(s) - 01/10/2014 - 01/13/2014
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Des Moines OnStage, Des Moines,

On March 16, 2003, Rachel Corrie, a twenty-three- year-old American, was crushed to death by an Israeli Army bulldozer in Gaza as she was trying to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian home. My Name is Rachel Corrie is a one-woman play composed from Rachel’s own journals, letters, and emails-creating a portrait of a messy, articulate, Salvador Dali-loving chain-smoker (with a passion for the music of Pat Benatar), who left her home and school in Olympia, Washington, to work as an activist in the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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