Quote of the Day!

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Somewhere beyond the sink-hole, past the magnolia, under the live oaks, a boy and a yearling ran side by side, and were gone forever.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

August 8, 1896: Although she grew up in Washington D.C., novelist Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings settled in rural Florida and wrote novels—including The Yearling, a Pultizer Prize winner—about its people and environs. This delighted some neighbors and enraged others. (One former friend even sued her for libel and won on an appeal.) She was born 117 years ago today.

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