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Mount Hebron teacher releases new children's book
Mount Hebron teacher releases new children's book

When she was a child growing up outside of Chicago, Jerdine Nolen's father served as a minister and worked as a laborer, leaving Nolen with a longing for her dad to have more time to play. As she was raising her two children, she noticed they were having the same experience. "Their dad was so busy trying to do what he thought was making a living, but they didn't have as much time with him and I think that's a predicament of our society," she said. That led Nolen, a Mount Hebron High School special education teacher and an award-winning children's book author, to pen Irene's Wish, which tells the tale of a young girl wishing her father could be home...