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Hunt, Irene

May 18, 1907, Irene Hunt came into this world, born to Sarah and Franklin Hunt. At the age of seven, Irene’s father died. Shortly afterward she and her mother moved to live with her grandparents on a farm in Illinois. Irene grew to be very close to her Grandfather and loved to listen to the […]


Esbensen, Barbara Juster

Barbara Juster Esbensen was born on April 28, 1925, in Madison, Wisconsin. Throughout her life, it was the center of her personal universe. Barbara began to think of herself as a writer when, at age ten, she realized she could not stand to be without a book to read. Her first book, Swing Around the Sun, […]