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Laurie Gildart

The interview with Laurie Gildart provides background on her childhood interests and her journey into storytelling and journalism. Gildart's love for the outdoors and her upbringing in Kennebunkport, Maine, are central themes as she reflects on her early passion for photography and storytelling. The interview also delves into Gildart's experiences with Salt, a storytelling and journalism program she was involved in while a student at Kennebunk High School, and the impact of her mentor, Pamela Wood, on her writing career. Gildart's dedication to preserving local history and her interactions with the people she interviewed are also highlighted.




Molly A. Graham

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