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At the beginning of my book arts career I took on many different kinds =
of repair work-  theses, dog-eaten books, etc..  I referred to myself as =
a bookbinder and tried over and over to explain to my family the many =
"faces" of the bookbinder/conservator/artist.
      My aunt was hosting a cocktail party  The guest list read like a =
society column, and my siblings and I attended. As we stood around =
mingling my aunt began her usual brag session to the listening guests,=20
  "This is Sally, she is a professor at *****. This is Connie, she is a =
colonel in the US Army. This is Bill, he is the owner of a Silicon =
Valley company that went public last year. He holds two =
patents................And this is Karen- she binds Bibles! Well, that =
did it.........until someone comes up with a more glamorous name for =
what we do, I'm not talkin'!!

KT Pardue
WhiteRiver Studio

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professor at *****.=20
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