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After a brief, 30-year detour, this writer returns to her first true love


Columnist, THE PAPER

Posted 9/2/23

SANDRA WILKERSON QUEEN: Once upon a time, there was a young girl who believed her second-grade teacher when that teacher told her she was a good writer. The girl had composed a short poem in her second-grade manuscript writing class, and that teacher read the poem, smiled warmly at the girl, and made a statement that set the child on her professional path...

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