This Stories of Life episode features Mary Margaret Whipple, Arlington resident and former Democratic member of the Senate of Virginia, who talks about how her interest in public service led to leadership roles in County and State government. She discusses her legislative accomplishments as a politician and continuing efforts to encourage women to seek political office and become agents for change.

This video was produced at Arlington Independent Media. This series of programs offers interviews with aging experts and includes demonstrations of how aging related subjects benefit the lives of older adults and their families. Recent programs showcase guests who share ways their lives made a difference to them and to their community. This video lasts 26 min and 16 sec.