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A free screening of “First Lady of the Revolution” is being held on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. at Pebble Hill. While visiting an aunt and uncle in the exotic countryside of Costa Rica, a young southern belle from Alabama accepted a ride on the back of a motorcycle belonging to a local charismatic farmer — a ride that would propel her down narrow mountain roads and into history. “First Lady of the Revolution” is the remarkable story of Henrietta Boggs, who fell in love with Costa Rica and the man destined to transform its identity. Her marriage to José “Don Pepe” Figueres in 1941 led to a decade-long journey through activism, exile and political upheaval and ultimately, lasting political reform.

The screening is co-sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben St. For more information on the program, call 844-4903 or visit www.auburn.edu/cah