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Get to Know Shirley Aaron

    Shirley A. Aaron is a retired English teacher and media specialist. She has two children—a son, Austin K.

Sanderson, who lives in New Jersey, and a daughter, Della D. Sanderson, who lives in Huntsville, Alabama.

    She published a book of poetry, Drops of Light, in June, 2014. It is based on her life experiences and how she perceived those experiences. Troubling the Ashes, a historical fiction, was her first novel. It is set in Notasulga, Alabama, and deals with the Alabama school desegregation lawsuit, Lee v Macon County Board of Education, that was filed by civil rights attorney, Fred Gray, in 1962.

    She is presently working on a sequel to Sweet Tea with Lemon, which deals with an innocent man who is on Texas’ death row. The title of that book is There Ain’t No Sunshine on Death Row. In addition, she has completed another novel, Seeking the Holy Ghost, that is based on the adventures of four young children, ages seven to nine.

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