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The Case Of The Two-Headed Calf

The Billboard had promised gasoline, sandwiches, and the opportunity to see a two-headed calf named “Heady”.

Standing in The Pit Stop in Mineral Point, I gazed up and scanned for signs it was a hoax. Maybe the deformity was the result of a clever taxidermist’s touch rather than the handiwork of a hilarious, but also cruel and uncaring god?… Read the rest

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A Local Author’s Journey of Healing From Grief

Natural Awakenings -Milwaukee Edition

Wauwatosa author Mary Lou Bailey tells the tale of how she gained strength after a loss in her book, I Am My Own Rug, released this past November through Broken Wing Press. The book, penned after the sudden death of her spouse of 24 years, differs from many other grief books due to a personable tone that speaks to many kinds of loss.… Read the rest

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Strawberry, local pastors helping opioid crisis

By Danielle Coots – For Greene County News

BEAVERCREEK — Darryl Strawberry and his wife Tracy have formed an alliance with Ohio Pastors to help stop the epidemic of Ohio’s opioid/drug crisis. The couple made a special appearance, March 5 at the Beavercreek Nazarene Church to help share their struggles with drug addiction in hopes to provide families, friends and other addicts with education, enlightenment and hope.… Read the rest

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Glendale author’s “Mighty Marty Hayes” combines Black Panther with Harry Potter

Milwaukee Independent

“Smartly written, not only with the inclusion of science, the book also delights with a diverse cast of characters and well-placed references to civil rights history and more. This could be an excellent jumping off point for some nonfiction reading about Harriet Tubman, the Tuskegee Airmen, Dr.

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One man’s journey to learn his roots

The FREEMAN
By Sharyn Alden
Special to The Freeman

Author to discuss book in Oconomowoc

OCONOMOWOC — Imagine living for decades not knowing who you really were, constantly feeling like part of your identity was missing.

For David B. Bohl, author of the memoir “Parallel Universes,” it wasn’t until he
started uncovering secrets of his past that he began to recover from trauma and addiction.… Read the rest

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Electric Eighteen Interview #36: Lora Hyler

Happy Wednesday, my Electric friends! This week’s interview features two authors with books for younger readers coming out in less than a month, ahhh! Let’s dive right into their spacey, super-powered adventures.

Author-Illustrator Jonathan Roth is a public elementary school art teacher who lives in Rockville, Maryland, with his wife, two kitties and three (or more) bicycles.… Read the rest

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Orange’s retail Bible gets its fourth edition

Barry Adams | Wisconsin State Journal
Feb 22, 2018

Carol “Orange” Schroeder became enamored with retailing during her junior year of college when she spent a year in Copenhagen.

The Denmark city was filled with specialty shops selling colorful handcrafted items, furniture, candles, flowers and other wares and staffed by owners and employees who offered friendly service.… Read the rest

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A World Series champion will talk about his struggles with addiction at this Middletown event

Rick McCrabb
Journal-News Middleton

Darryl Strawberry, once a feared slugger for the New York Mets and Yankees before addictions derailed his 17-year Major League Baseball career, now is an evangelical born-again Christian who travels giving his testimony.

Strawberry, 55, and his wife, Tracy, will be keynote speakers next month at Epidemic of Hope, an event planned in response to Ohio’s opioid crisis.

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Trump calls up baseball great Darryl Strawberry to fight opioid crisis

The Washington Times – Thursday, February 22, 2018

President Trump has enlisted former New York Mets All-Star Darryl Strawberry in the offensive against opioid addiction.

Mr. Strawberry, whose Christian faith helped him beat a personal struggle with drug abuse and opioid addiction, was at the White House with other faith leaders Thursday for a meetings with administration officials.… Read the rest