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Day 24 – Kent State and Cleveland

Posted on July 21, 2022

by Maya After a two hour drive into Ohio this morning, we arrived at Kent State University, where 9 students were injured and 4 were killed during a peaceful protest to the Vietnam War. We met with Chic Canfora, a student at Kent State during the 1970s whose brother, Alan, was shot through the wrist Continue Reading »

Day 25 – Cleveland

Posted on July 22, 2021

by Evan Faintich        Today we went to Kent State University in Ohio. We met with Chick Canfora who was a student at Kent State during the Vietnam War. She protested against the Vietnam War in 1970 and was in the gunfire when the National Guard was called to “protect them and prevent Continue Reading »

Day 25 – Cleveland

Posted on July 24, 2019

by Avi Glassman Our first stop today was Kent State University, where walking through the campus with survivor Alan Canfora was informative. Mr. Canfora was shot through the wrist almost immediately after the National Guard opened fire at students on May 4th, 1970. He informed us about the events that took place that day, as Continue Reading »

Day Twenty Five – Cleveland

Posted on July 19, 2018

by Sam Johnson The day began like any other: breakfast in a hotel followed by a bus ride, ranging from normal to long.  Our first stop was Kent State University, where we met with Alan Canafora, a survivor from the shooting.  We learned about the events leading up to the shooting, and what happened specifically Continue Reading »

Day 25: Cleveland

Posted on July 21, 2016

By Rachel Aranyi:    As we traveled across the sleepy Ohio landscape, no one imagined the history we were about to encounter. We made our way through the tree lined streets till we were greeted by Alan Canfora, a self proclaimed “long haired, radical, anti war activist”, who was shot by the national guard on May Continue Reading »

Day 25- Akron, Cleveland

Posted on July 24, 2015

– Sadie Kaplan We left home — I mean the Holiday Inn Express early morning and for the next couple of hours, we made our way to Akron, en route to Kent State University. During this time, some teens watched small red barns, slightly larger off-white barns, and industrial-sized barns pass them by, while the Continue Reading »

Day 24-Kent State and Cleveland-by Becca Greenberg

Posted on July 23, 2014

Our first full day back in the Eastern Time zone began with about a two-hour drive from Toledo to Kent, Ohio. The ride on our newest temporary bus was almost silent, as some of us watched the Northern Ohio landscape fly by, while others slept. After arriving at Kent State University, we had a brief Continue Reading »

Day 22 – Kent State & Cleveland – By Ben Forman

Posted on July 17, 2013

Our day started with a bright and early 7:00 wakeup followed by an approximately 2 hour drive to Kent, Ohio to speak with Alan Canfora on the Kent State campus about the events that transpired there on May 4th, 1970. Alan was a student and activist at Kent State in 1970 and was a survivor Continue Reading »