Miss Opportunity: Life and Times of Emily Griffith

"For all who wish to learn," are the words by which Emily Griffith lived her life. Influenced at a young age by her uncle, Griffith set off to offer a free education to all regardless of age, ethnicity or social stature. Meet the woman whose lasting legacy in education lives on today, even as her murder remains a mystery.​


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