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Rebecca Burgess

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Rebecca is the manager at our Northwestern Memorial Hospital bookstore. She began working for Barbara's in 2012. She's worn many hats throughout her life: preschool teacher, arts fundraiser and business manager, alumni event planner, ultimately landing in the book business, where she has happily played for the last 13 years. This comes as no surprise to anyone who knows her, as she's had her nose buried in a book since she was too young to read. There are pictures! Come visit her at Northwestern anytime.

Electric Boots

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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The Distant Rumblings of the Sexual Revolution

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