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Name:  Delores Hackett Rutherford  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1937 in Tuscola, Illinois


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Rutheford was born in Tuscola, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Delorse Hackett Rutherford has survived breast cancer for nearly two decades. A positive, active woman, she drew on her faith to help her through the experience and wrote about that experience in ''To Send A Dove''. She has taught writing, and spoken before many organizations. She is a member of the National League of American Penwomen and a contributor to ''Together At the Doorway'', an anthology of personal essays and poetry. She has also written for: ''Catholic Digest'', ''Christian Drama'', ''Gotta Write'', ''The Joyful Woman'', ''The Lutheran Digest'', ''Mature Focus'', ''Mature Years'', ''The Moline Dispatch'', ''Standard'', ''United Methodist Reporter'', and ''Vital Christianity''.

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