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Shinpaugh releases new book
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Local author Jan Shinpaugh is stepping outside the box with her new book titled “Mary Margaret Mellon,” whose life during the 1940s was anything but uneventful.“The idea for this book started with just a name and that was it,” said Shinpaugh. “Actually, I was walking across my living room when it hit. In some cases, the book writes itself and the characters write themselves.