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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gretchen Frances Wilson  

Pen Name: Gretchen Wilson

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: June 26, 1973 in Pocahontas, Illinois

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She was born in Pocahontas, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gretchen Wilson is a Country Music singer. She has become an advocate to help spotlight the funding needs of adult education programs and the adults on waiting lists hoping to further their education. She spoke to a Congressional subcommittee about the need for continued funding. She traveled to Washington, DC to accept a 2009 National Coalition for Literacy Leadership Award at a reception at the Library of Congress, which recognizes individuals and/or organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to improving literacy and raising awareness of adult literacy in the United States.


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Titles At Your Library

Redneck Woman: Stories from My Life
ISBN: 0641933371

Unknown. 2006