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NORTH KINGSTOWNâAs the slideshow flipped through memories captured in faded photographs, the North Kingstown choir whispered stories from a nostalgic past, when in 1975 they traveled to Romania to sing songs and experience life outside of the confines of Post Road and Route 102.
The choir gathered at the Carriage Inn and Saloon this past Saturday evening to recall their two-week sojourn into Romania. In 1975, they were an excited group of 54 ready to discover unknown adventures in a country far from home. Their leader was North Kingstown High School teacher Jack Higby, a dedicated musician who demanded discipline in singing, as well as in their conduct, while abroad.
âIt was the first time I had been out of the country,â said Jennifer Dorr-White, one of a handful of NKHS students from Narragansett. âNow I really see how I was drawn to travel throughout my life, because [Romania] was a magnificent experience.â
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