SMITHFIELD – Local artist Marina Kishkovich is one of 10 artists selected nationwide to help combat ageism by creating age-positive birthday cards as part of Changing the Narrative’s Anti-Ageism Campaign.

Kishkovich, of Smithfield, said she is proud to be part of a program that is changing the social conversation about ageism. She said the movement is important to her due to her Eastern European ancestry.

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