Meeting two of the most important people in my lifePosted February 10th, 2012 by Thomas Norman DeWolf
Yesterday, February 9, was the fifth anniversary of the day on which I met two people for the first time; two people who have changed my life in dramatic ways. Both of them have influenced my writing and several other aspects of how I live my life.
One was my granddaughter Alison, who was born that day. The other was my editor at Beacon Press, Gayatri Patnaik, who I met by telephone when I called her from my daughter’s hospital room.
As Sharon and I continue to prepare for the publication of Gather at the Table in October, edited as my first book was, by Gayatri, I wrote about my celebration of February 9 at my other blog site.
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