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Barbara Claassen Smucker

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Barbara Smucker was born in a small prairie town in Kansas and attended school there through university. Her careers have been numerous. They include newspaper reporter, high school teacher and librarian. She is the author of numerous award-winning novels, including Runaway to Freedom, Days of Terror and Incredible Jumbo. She lived for many years in Waterloo, Ontario, but currently resides in Ohio.