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New director returns 'home'

Monday, March 9, 2009

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Susan Newman
PORTAGEVILLE -- If this were a novel, the author would say Susan Newman was destined for her new job.

Newman, who became the director of the New Madrid County Library on Jan. 1, remembers days spent cuddled in a chair in the E (easy) section of library reading away as she waited for her mother, Erma Brooks, to finish her job as bookkeeper for the county library system. Other times the youngster would volunteer to assist the staff in dusting the books.

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