Polly Mann, tireless peace and justice activist and cofounder of Women Against Military Madness, celebrates her 101st (no that’s not a typo) birthday with WAMM.

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Polly Mann at her 100th birthday celebration.

View a slideshow of Polly’s life and activism, including her run for  Senate.

Click on the link below to see the slideshow.
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1COGLcU3Wm4mVLsq

On November 21, 2020 WAMM members sang Happy Birthday to Polly on her balcony and ate cupcakes with Ban Nuclear Weapons and End War stickers to celebrate. COVID-19 prevented us from greeting Polly in person and kept some singers away, too.

Here are photos taken by WAMM member Kim DeFranco,

Here is an article that appeared in Southside Pride telling the story of Polly’s 100th birthday celebration gala in 2019.

Polly Mann at her 100th birthday celebration

BY LUCIA WILKES SMITH

A joyful party at the Kenwood Isles condominiums in Minneapolis celebrated Polly Mann’s 100 years on a November afternoon with live music, sing-along and rap songs, original poems, pretty flowers, laughter, foods, bubbly beverages and memories. There were SPEAK…

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