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Aileen Kilgore Henderson details Tuscaloosa’s before days

Any discussion of Aileen Kilgore Henderson will start with thinking of some remarkable quantities.

This new e-book, “The Earth through the Dime Retailer Doorway: A Memoir,” her eighth, is getting posted in Henderson’s 99th 12 months.

Her to start with e book, “The Summer season of the Bonepile Monster,” did not seem till Ms. Henderson was 74.

She has posted four publications for youngsters, a nonfiction get the job done on Alabama Condition Geologist Eugene Allen Smith and two earlier volumes of memoir which tell her lifestyle tale right after “Dime Shop.”

In 2001, Henderson published “Stateside Soldier: Lifetime in the Women’s Military Corps, 1944-1945” which follows “Dime Store” straight and then, immediately after she experienced long gone to higher education on the G.I. Bill, married and started a teaching occupation, “Tenderfoot Teacher: Letters from the Massive Bend, 1953-54” (in Texas).