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#ThisIsMyFerguson

Nadia Sharif, a senior at Hazelwood West High School, sketched during an evening of “art storming” at Good Shepherd Arts Center in Ferguson. The “art storming” was a way to come up with artistic ideas for a show set for August at multiple venues in and around Ferguson.

In one of those "God-cidental" moments, the woman who started the #ThisIsMyFerguson hashtag in August 2014 just happened to be at Good Shepherd Arts Center while director Sister Glynis Mary McManamon, RGS, was formulating an exhibit about Ferguson.

The working title was "My Ferguson," until that day in August 2017 when Stefannie Wheat dropped in.

"She kind of already had the idea," said Wheat, a parishioner at nearby Our Lady of Guadalupe. "She said, 'We're going to have a show called 'My Ferguson.' I asked, 'Do you mean, 'This is my Ferguson?" ... It took off from there."

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