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Ann Rutherford, who died last week at 94, had come to many Cobb events held for the book and movie, where she would stay "until the very last person had left the building."
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Selina Faye Sorrow, who was interviewed by the New York Times for the book's 75th anniversary, also designs and sews reproductions of dresses from the movie as a home business.
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The outreach from the First Baptist and First Presbyterian churches of Douglasville partner with community leaders.
Also coming up, yard sales will help raise funds for the Lithia Springs High basketball team and so the Douglas County Lions Club can give away glasses and hearing aids.
South Cobb natives Stephen and Alex Kendrick wrote and directed this movie—inspired by their father Dr. Larry Kendrick, headmaster and founder of Cumberland Christian Academy.
Family Day and a Children's Safety Fair will be the theme of the concluding September Saturdays this weekend.
Douglas County's Heroes Day and the Touch-a-Truck Experience will have free admission, free parking and free shuttle service.
Homeschooled children have the advantage of a flexible schedule to learn about the significance of such events as the Sept. 11 anniversary.
Also, a SouthernSavers.com couponing class will take place Saturday in Douglas County with registration required and a $10 fee at the door.
Both events will be held in Douglasville.
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