Hi, I'm Mary.
I fell in love with writing and telling stories as a child. When my late father wasn't paying attention, I would sneak one of his yellow legal pads from his hoard and continue to create my own universe with colorful characters and familiar, yet exciting, places.
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Some years later, I am a reporter at The Times of Northwest Indiana who is a news junkie, coffee addict and AP style nerd, and I'm still driven by the same passion I discovered as a timid, 16-year-old high schooler. Let's chat: email@example.com.
| Stories like this are why I love journalism and storytelling.