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Standing Rock protests landed Providence woman in jail, and gave her a new purpose


September 3, 2018

PROVIDENCE — Retired environmental planner and former stay-at-home mom Mary Redway recalls the moment she decided to upend life as she knew it and head across the country alone to see the Standing Rock pipeline protests for herself.

Redway, then 64, was watching with interest in 2016 as Native American youths embarked on a 2,000-mile run to Washington, D.C., in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.


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