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Blauvelt Sister Stands In Solidarity With Standing Rock Sioux

BLAUVELT, N.Y. - Growing up, Sister Ceil Lavin described herself as apolitical.

“I didn’t have a political notion in my head,” said the New Rochelle resident and Blauvelt Dominican sister. ​ But things changed for her during the 1980's as tensions between the United States and the former USSR escalated and the nuclear arms race accelerated. The thought of resulting devastation inspired her to take action.