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Randy Susan Meyers

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I was born in Brooklyn, New York, where I quickly moved from playing with dolls to incessantly reading, spending most of my time at the Kensington Branch Library. Early on I developed a penchant for books rooted in social issues, my early favorites being "Karen" and "The Family Nobody Wanted." Shortly I moved onto Jubilee and The Diary of Anne Frank.

My dreams of justice simmered at the fantastically broadminded Camp Mikan, where I went from camper to counselor, culminating in a high point when (with the help of my strongly Brooklyn-accented singing voice), I landed the role of Adelaide in the staff production of "Guys and Dolls."

Soon I was ready to change the world, starting with my protests at Tilden High and City College of New York, unt...more


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“Maybe when we recognize the trivial for what it is, we can concentrate on what we love most, what we most treasure.”
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Pamela Hey Randy Susan...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Randy! :D


Stuart Hi Randy,

I have just ordered 'The Murderer's Daughters' from the big daddy of Internet sites; amazon! Looking forward to a great read.

Best, Stuart


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Beth Hi Randy,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


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