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Reading 500 words as poetry a wonderful experience

Linda Waggener writes:
Scanning the 500 names, stopping to study some I'd never heard before, lingering over others that reminded me of people I've known, was a wonderful exercise. Beyond a book of names that everyone buys to prepare for the birth of a child, your list is a celebration of our heritage here on the edge of Appalachia. It is why many of us walk through graveyards studying names on headstones. Thank you so much for sharing your collection and good luck on your next venture! -Linda Waggener
Comments re article 41966. A Poetic Experience Reading 500+ names from CM obituaries. Compiled by Jon Halsey

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