June Rae Wood





June Rae Wood


Born
in Sedalia, Missouri, The United States
September 04, 1946

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June Rae Wood, the author of the famous The Man WHo Loved Clowns , was born in 1946 in Sedalia, Missouri . "My brother Richard was born [in 1948] with Down's syndrome and a heart defect," author June Rae Wood wrote in the Sedalia Democrat in 1995. "The doctor said he wouldn't live, and even if he did, he would never walk or talk. He advised my parents to send Richard to die in an institution, rather than take him home and let the family get attached to him." Wood, the second of what would eventually be eight children, was only two years old when her parents brought Richard, their third child, home from the hospital. Although her parents gave all their children special attention, Richard, whom Wood's mother called her little "Dickey-bird, ...more

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The Man Who Loved Clowns

4.44 avg rating — 1,262 ratings — published 1992 — 13 editions
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Turtle on a Fence Post

4.27 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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When Pigs Fly

4.12 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 1995 — 5 editions
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A Share of Freedom

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About Face

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On Her Way: Stories and Poe...

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