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The Table Turners

by Andi Diehn

John and Delta Turner and their three children live in a shotgun house in a low-income neighborhood in New Orleans. By working two jobs and quietly enduring the bigotry he confronts every day, John manages to save enough money to move... Read More

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So Far Away

by Andi Diehn

Few of us have a choice in how we die. We can eat healthfully, exercise, appreciate the good days, and hope for the best. But Christine W. Hartmann’s mother, Irmgard Hartmann, decides to take matters into her own hands and carefully... Read More

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The Shade

by Andi Diehn

Happily married and expecting their first baby, Joe and Elaine Sanders of Twin Oak, Florida, assume that their lives are perfect. But then their baby is born with a rare genetic disorder, and they are faced with a tough decision: do they... Read More

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Julia Child's The French Chef

by Andi Diehn

Mention the name Julia Child in almost any crowd and you’ll get smiles, nods, and stories about favorite episodes of her cooking show, The French Chef. Child has become an icon in America, a symbol of our collective desire to find... Read More

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Entangled

by Andi Diehn

Men and women in their seventies and eighties don’t get very much exposure in the entertainment industry. Movies like Cocoon and books like Emily, Alone come along every so often, but for the most part the aging and elderly are written... Read More

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Bohemian Girl

by Andi Diehn

Hollywood has handed us an American West of cowboys, cattle, train whistles, and Indian wars, but Terese Svoboda offers a different glimpse of history, from the perspective of a young girl abandoned by her father and forced to make her... Read More

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MAMA, 'Babe' and Me

by Andi Diehn

Many people don’t appreciate their family members until they’re gone, and even then memories tend to fade and fall into the hidden files of personal history. Eddie Marie Jones Durham, an educator and writer, takes pains to keep her... Read More

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