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January 10

Olive Higgins Prouty

1882 – Olive Higgins Prouty, the American novelist, was born. She had her successful Stella Dallas story shown in two films and broadcast daily via radio for 18 years. She was an active member of the First Parish, Unitarian in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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