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Cynthia Erivo Narrates 'Wild Swan: A Story of Florence Nightingale'

Updated: Jan 25, 2022

Award-winning actor Cynthia Erivo joins us to discuss narrating the Audible Original Wild Swan: A Story of Florence Nightingale, written by Patti Callahan, which follows the founder of modern nursing during a formative early period of her life. She is joined by Audible's vice president of urban innovation, Aisha Glover.

Note from Patti:

We always want to do good and sometimes our stories take pathways all their own. Audible #AudibleOriginal used my story Wild Swan: A Story of Florence Nightingale to donate money to front line workers and to raise money for families during COVID through Newark Working Kitchen (meal donations) to help save businesses!

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It is so stunning to hear Tony Award winning Cynthia Erivo just say "Patti this" and "Florence that". I am so honored that the story is doing good things for good people.

As she said "There has never been a more important time to celebrate nurses and front line workers."


About Newark Working Kitchens

Newark Working Kitchens activates local restaurants in one of the cities hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic, to cook nutritious meals for low-income seniors and families and people without homes. NWK keeps the lights on at these vital small businesses with daily orders for hundreds of meals, keeping cooks, servers and delivery people employed. Every dollar raised goes to buying meals to sustain our restaurants and community members most in need through the crisis. Read More


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