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Day at a Time: An Indiana Girl’s Sentimental Journey to Doris Day’s Hollywood and Beyond – Second Edition

Day at a Time: An Indiana Girl’s Sentimental Journey to Doris Day’s Hollywood and Beyond – Second Edition

by Mary Anne Barothy

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Day at a Time is in a SECOND EDITION. This signature book, which has sold thousands of copies, is now recognized as the one personal story of Doris Day as she lived her life as an assistant who lived in the star’s home.

Interviews and positive stories abound from the first edition for author Mary Anne Barothy.  Closer Magazine, Internet Radio, BBC TV and  ABC Australia along with  Turner Classic Movies recognition have all helped mark this story as definitive, the loving story of a fan who was hired to help Doris at the time of her TV show and beyond. Monitoring fans, visiting with the star’s famous friends, tending dogs and even cooking were part of the routine. It’s the one story of a gracious Doris at home by a helper who was an admirer of “The Girl Next Door.”

Cracking the Camouflage Ceiling: Faith Persistence and Progress in the Army Chaplaincy During the Early Integration of Women in the Military

Cracking the Camouflage Ceiling: Faith Persistence and Progress in the Army Chaplaincy During the Early Integration of Women in the Military

by Chaplain (Colonel) Janet Yarlott Horton US Army (Ret)

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Janet Horton was one of the first women chaplains in the US military. Men in the armed forces were not easily accepting women in the days of challenge and change in the 1970s. Some officers and enlisted men, even among the chaplaincy, refused to respect women chaplains. Both officers and men sometimes mocked, demeaned and threatened Horton in her work.

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A Different Kind of Movie with a Little Inspiration. . .

Nancy Baxter, Senior Editor at Hawthorne In the last blog I complained about the dismal relativism in the arts recently. It was fine for Disney to produce a gorgeously produced and star-filled movie about how a villain got to be
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