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Judith Allen

Judith Allen

November 10, 2011

Judith Allen is the author of "Our Millie," the story of an Appalachian girl's adventures, and other random musings. She lives in Central Ohio with her somewhat retired husband, aging Dalmatian and one-eyed cat. Read more »

Lowell and Joannie Bailey

Lowell and Joannie Bailey

February 13, 2012

Lowell Bailey was born in Tucson, Ariz., and attended Tucson schools before enlisting in the Navy. Joannie Bailey was born and raised in upstate New York. She was married and traveled with her Marine husband, raising four children. Read more »

Billy Barnes

Billy Barnes

December 21, 2011

Billy E. Barnes is one of America's most widely published photographers. His images have appeared in books by 138 publishers and in more than 100 periodicals, including Time, Fortune, Newsweek, USA Today, and The New York Times Sunday Magazine. Read more »

Ned Barnett

Ned Barnett

October 14, 2015

Ned Barnett is a freelance writer and editorial page editor for the News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C., where he writes a weekly column. Read more »

Charles Bayer

Charles Bayer

November 9, 2011

Charles Bayer is a somewhat retired theological professor and congregational pastor. He and Wendy live at Pilgrim Place in Claremont, Calif., where he is still involved in writing a newspaper column and a variety of other jobs, boards and activities. Read more »

Mary Bayman

Mary Bayman

April 1, 2013

A resident at Trinity Community of Beavercreek, Mary Bayman has seen polar bears in Manitoba, Canada, turtles in the Galapagos Islands and glaciers in Antarctica. In fact, she's visited all seven continents. Read more »

David Beasley

David Beasley

September 12, 2016

David Beasley has been a freelance writer since 2008. He is also an author specializing in the history of the American South.  Read more »

John Bell

John Bell

November 8, 2011

John Bell is the retired CEO of coffee/confectioner Jacobs Suchard, now part of Kraft. As a strategy consultant, he has counseled some of the globe's most respected blue-chip consumer goods companies. Read more »

Jack Betts

Jack Betts

August 19, 2013

Jack Betts is retired associate editor of The Charlotte Observer, where he wrote editorials, a weekly column on politics and a blog called This Old State. Read more »

Bill Birnbaum

Bill Birnbaum

November 8, 2011

In 2007, Bill Birnbaum and his wife sold their home, put everything they owned in storage, and purchased one-way tickets to Arequipa, Peru. They spent the next eight months living in Peru, working voluntarily in a poor community in the Andes Mountains. Read more »

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