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Sandy Allen honored at Shelbyville High School Alumni Hall of Fame

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By the author of our Hawthorne book World’s Tallest Woman: The Giantess of Shelbyville High, Rita Rose. Sandy Allen, of Shelbyville, Indiana, was the World’s Tallest Woman from 1976 to 2008, when she passed away in a Shelbyville nursing home.
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DORIS DAY LIVES ON IN OUR HEARTS…from Mary Anne Barothy

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It just doesn’t seem real.  Yesterday morning I received a call from my dear friend Joy in Virginia who was crying over the phone.  “What’s wrong?” I asked.  Her tearful words were “Someone just posted that Doris died.”  I was
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Do books have histories? Some from Hawthorne are quite interesting

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This month Hawthorne released a new edition of the book From the Heart’s Closet, a Young Girl’s World War II Story. It was the first book Hawthorne Publishing released after its earlier incarnation, Guild Press, was sold to Emmis Communications,
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‘Tis the Season….Happy Birthday Doris Day! A reflection on the actress’s spirituality

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Mary Anne Barothy, author of Hawthorne’s Day at a Time: An Indiana Girl’s Sentimental Journey to Doris Day’s Hollywood and Beyond Seems like for the past several years, as we get close to April 3rd, the rag magazines begin to
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