At the age of 16, Mary Sigillo Barraco fought against Nazi forces as a partisan for the French and Belgian Resistance, was imprisoned and tortured by the Nazis, and was released to continue the struggle against fascism. Her story is told in the new exhibit at the Virginia Holocaust Museum, "Torchbearer of Freedom: The Mary Sigillo Barraco Story," running through April 21. Sigillo talks at the museum about her wartime experiences, March 26 at 2 p.m. Free. 257-5400. S
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