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Kathryn Tucker Windham
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    (June 2, 1918- )
    Born in Selma, Alabama
    Writer, historian, journalist
    Most well-known for her books about ghosts in the South and news reporting from Selma, Alabama during the civil rights movement
    Performs a one woman play, 'My Name is Julia,' about women's prison reformer Julia Tutwiler
    BA from Huntingdon College
    Her cousin gave her her first reporter job at 12 when he made her the movie editor of his paper.
    She has written a series of books about ghosts in the South which includes a ghost named Jeffery as tour guide, i.e. Jeffery and thirteen Alabama Ghosts, Jeffery and Thirteen Georgia Ghosts, etc..
    After only ten years of marriage, she was suddenly left a widow with three small children, which led her to return to her youthful love of newspaper reporting.
    She was a newspaper reporter in Selma during the sixties, an interesting time and place for reporting.
    She was the first woman to be assigned the police beat for a major Southern paper.
    Her one woman play, about prison reformer Julia Tutwiler, 'My Name is Julia,' is spell-binding.
    She has been for years a tireless advocate for the elderly.

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