Mary Ellen Britton (1855-1925) was an educator, physician, journalist and crusader for women's rights and civil rights.
Mary Ellen Britton (1855-1925) was an educator, physician, journalist and crusader for women's rights and civil rights. Courtesy of Berea College
Mary Ellen Britton (1855-1925) was an educator, physician, journalist and crusader for women's rights and civil rights. Courtesy of Berea College

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.