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Shirley Shaw of Leonard, right, helps Hawa Stovall Collins maintain a school in Liberia. Submitted Photo

Liberian outreach: Leonard woman maintains African school

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When Shirley Joy Shaw left her broken marriage and moved her four school-age children and two dogs back to Minnesota in 1973, she continued doing the volunteer work she enjoyed as an American living in Paris.


Shaw has since retired to Leonard, but she continues her outreach by helping establish and maintain a school in the West African country of Liberia.

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