2018 Viewpoints series to begin March 5 with writer Ilona Duncan

Through writing a memoir, Ilona Duncan was able to come to terms with her heritage and her distasteful feelings about growing up in postwar Germany.

She’ll share memories, stories of accepting the past, and her experiences as a writer with a talk, “Divorce and Reconciliation with My Homeland,” at 11 a.m. March 5, kicking off the 2018 Viewpoints series at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury (RWC), 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington.

 Duncan was born in Germany and graduated at 19 with a degree in Latin and science. Rather than enter university there, however, her profound dislike of her country caused her to leave…