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Agnes Miyo Moriuchi and Steven Elkinton

Elkinton–MoriuchiAgnes Miyo Moriuchi and Steven Elkinton married on September 3, 2017, under the care of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. This joyous occasion united two families active in Quakerism for several generations. Although both grew up in the Philadelphia area (Miyo in Moorestown, N.J., and Steve in Media, Pa.), they first met in 2006 serving on the Central Committee of Friends General Conference. Each had been married previously. Miyo earned a master’s degree at American University in 2004. She has been an adjunct instructor of English as a Second Language, teaching in Thailand and at Arcadia, Alvernia, and Drexel Universities. Steve, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, retired in 2014 from a 36‐year career with the National Park Service. Their four daughters joined them for the wedding, coming from Durban, South Africa; Portland, Ore.; Arlington, Va.; and New York City. Steve and Miyo live in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood.

 

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