Jan. 9, 2013
GALESBURG—Pura Platti’s passion for art blossomed in her 30s while living in the seaside city of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
“That’s when I began to get inspired by nature, by the beauty of the sea and the little island and the birds,” Platti said. “I started to do things like a child.”
Sixty years later, she’s still as active and eager to learn as ever. The 92-year-old Platti, a resident at Woodridge Supportive Living Residence in Galesburg, will...