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A Legacy Of Civility

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The Civility Initiative at Johns Hopkins
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The late P.M. Forni, the Italian literature scholar who put civility on the map in Maryland, still inspires his fans. Dan Buccino, a psychotherapist who succeeded Forni as head of the Civility Initiative at Johns Hopkins, says he learned from Forni that humans have always struggled to find a civil way to deal with each other.

Update: The Italian Cultural Center of Maryland will postpone its dinner honoring Forni's legacy to early May.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
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