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Gretchen Frances Wilson

Born: June 26, 1973 in Pocahontas, Illinois
Pen Name: Gretchen Wilson

Connection to Illinois: She was born in Pocahontas, Illinois.

Biography: Gretchen Wilson is a Country Music singer. She has become an advocate to help spotlight the funding needs of adult education programs and the adults on waiting lists hoping to further their education. She spoke to a Congressional subcommittee about the need for continued funding. She traveled to Washington, DC to accept a 2009 National Coalition for Literacy Leadership Award at a reception at the Library of Congress, which recognizes individuals and/or organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to improving literacy and raising awareness of adult literacy in the United States.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

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