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Clara Barton

Babylon awarded Red Cross' highest volunteer honor

Babylon awarded Red Cross' highest volunteer honor

Caroline Babylon was the recipient of the 2012 Clara Barton Award, the localAmericanRed Cross' highest volunteer honor.

The award was presented last month during the 107th annual meeting of the American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region.

A 25-year veteran volunteer, Babylon has worked as part of the Red Cross Disaster Action Team to provide emergency shelter, food, clothing, emotional support and other aid to victims of regional disasters.

Babylon has also participated in numerous national disaster responses including flooding in West Virginia, an earthquake in Los Angeles, flooding in Missouri and Illinois and was part of the response team for...