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Brilliant white heals November red

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2014-01-27 14.26.27On 14 March 2014 12 young people supported by members of Gloucestershire Area [Quaker] Meeting planted snowdrops [Galanthus nivalis] under trees beside the Quaker Service Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum, near Lichfield, Staffordshire: ‘Brilliant white to heal the outpouring of November red.’  It is hoped that the bulbs will multiply ‘and bring a promise of spring and hope’.  [The Friend, 3 April 2015].

Image:  snowdrops, Wandsworth Common, London, January 2014.

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