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Hans Christian Anderson: The Man, the Myth, the Legend

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Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The life and times of Hans Christian Anderson are as fascinating as his fairy tales.

The University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Continuing Education and Community Service delves into the myths and legends surrounding Denmark’s greatest storyteller on Wednesday, October 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. in UCB 114. Join UH Hilo English instructor Kirsten Mollegard for a special look into the fact and the fiction of the creative genius behind “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Little Mermaid” and other classic fairy tales.

Course participants are encouraged to re-read their favorite Andersen fairy tales and come to class prepared to discuss the universal appeal of Andersen’s stories.

Tuition is just $20 for this nostalgic and delightful trip back to your childhood with a $5 discount for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members. Space is limited. Call CCECS at 974-7664 to register or for more information.

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