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Day in the Life – Quin Gresham

Bringing the art of theater to mid-Missouri. When the lights dim down over the Lyceum Theater’s auditorium, the audience shifts their focus into another world. Together they laugh, they gasp, and they cry as a story unfolds between actors on the stage. Each detail that helps tell each story would not be possible without every […]

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Day in the Life – Pam Ingram

by Madelyne Maag The founder of Granny’s House wakes up strong. There are two things Pam Ingram looks forward to every day: her quiet time in the early morning and the arrival of kids for the after-school program at Granny’s House. Pam has two main rules that she follows during her quiet time: No meetings […]

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Corby Jones and Kelli Swayden

  Kelli Swayden was so focused on organizing and celebrating boyfriend Corby Jones’ 40th birthday that she couldn’t find her words when he pulled out a ring. Laughing from the surprise of the proposal, Kelli gathered herself to say yes to Corby. “I planned out the majority of his birthday and wanted to make sure […]

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Nathan Thompson and Alese Furnald

    Blind dates crafted by mutual friends can be scary. In the case of Alese Furnald and Nathan Thompson, however, it went wonderfully. “We worked in the catering business and also had mutual friends in it, as well,” Alese says. “They thought it would be great to set us up.” Their personalities matched perfectly, […]

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