GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013 - (Page 26-27)

cover story Born Free’s Virginia McKenna The actress and wildlife conservationist speaks to the power of personal freedom Virginia and granddaughters (clockwise) Lily, Emily, and Bee By Mary ann Cooper V irginia McKenna and her late husband, Bill Travers, achieved worldwide fame in 1966 playing real-life conservationists Joy and George Adamson in the film Born Free. The film inspired them to become wildlife conservation activists and filmphoTo CrediT: ©alwyn CoaTes makers. Although Born Free the couple’s shared commitment to protecting wild animals and keeping them in the wild, it was the miserable death of a young female elephant named Pole Pole that led them, along with their son Will, to create Born Free Foundation—an international wildlife protection and research charity. 26 GRAND MAY JUNE 2013 MAY JUNE 2013 GRAND 27

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013

GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013
Slaying Dragons
You’ve Come a Long Way, Granny
Electrical Safety
Let’s Pretend
The Grandest Gift
Born Free’s Virginia McKenna
My Aging Brain
Judy Cockerton: Foster parent and innovator
10 Best Story Books for Babies & Toddlers
Grand Expectations
Fun Toys for Kids of All Ages
Annuities Simplified
News, Products, Tips, and Resources for Today’s Grandparents
Sure Cure for Senior-Time Blues
It’s a Wonderful Life
When a Child Is Removed from the Parents’ Home

GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013