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Who Can Join?

The Order of the Eastern Star is a Freemasonry-related fraternal organization open to both men and women.  Members of the Order must be 18 years or older; men must be Master Masons and women must have specific relationships with Masons.  Originally, a woman would have to be the daughter, widow, wife, sister, or mother of a Master Mason, but the Order now allows other women to join during periods called Open Window.

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