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Harper Lee’s Handlers Kill a Mockingbird

Ever since I read that To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee’s lawyer Tonya Carter and publisher HarperCollins were planning to publish the first draft of a novel she wrote 57 or so years ago, I have been sick to death … Continue reading

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We All Have a Dream

As completely unbelievable as it sounds, my not-politically-aware-in-any-sense family was involved, ever-so peripherally, in a pivotal milestone of this country’s civil rights movement fifty years ago next Wednesday. In August 1963 uppermost in my five-year-old mind would have been starting … Continue reading

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