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The Wonderful Perry Mann

This is a link to a wonderful tribute to Perry Mann, a profound West Virginia writer. http://www.wvgazette.com/Opinion/OpEdCommentaries/201307060073

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Correction and Apology

The Saturday June 29, 2013 Charleston Gazette carried this correction: A commentary by Julian Martin in the June 27 Gazette incorrectly described Project WET (Water Education for Teachers). The program was developed in 1984 by water scientist Dennis Nelson, who … Continue reading

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This could make you feel good about West Virginia


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Coal Propaganda in the Classroom

(My op-ed published in the Charleston Gazette, May 2, 2013.The last paragraph was cut out by the Gazette) A teacher presented a unit on coal to her ninth grade classes. She invited guest speakers to present four days of the … Continue reading

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Tamarack Accepts Imagonna

Dear Julian Congratulations! I am pleased to inform you that the following book has been accepted into the Tamarack System: Imagonna: Peace Corps Memories Robin Watson Artisan Services Coordinator

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Introduction to The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA

This is an edit of a rough draft of the introduction to “The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA.” I hope to have that memoir published in the next couple of months. Lincoln County officials have a reputation for rigging … Continue reading

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Long Hair

Excerpt from memoir┬áto come:┬áThe Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA My first run-in with the Board of Education was over the all-important issue of hair length. It was my first semester teaching at Duval. It was track season and the … Continue reading

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