November 11, 2009 — Janet Miller Bernet, 95, died on Oct. 15 in Charlottesville. After graduating from Smith College, Bernet served in the WAVES during World War II before marrying and moving to Charlottesville, where she raised her family and pursued an active volunteer life. She was a member of the University of Virginia Hospital Auxiliary for more than 50 years and often worked in the canteen. She also was a longtime member of the American Association of University Women.
Not satisfied with the Revolutionary War narratives he found, Pulitzer Prize-winning history professor Alan Taylor has written his own, expanding beyond the genre’s usual bounds of time and geography.
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