Shirley Hershey Showalter is author of the memoir about growing up Mennonite, Blush: A Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World. She was also president of Goshen College, where she was a professor, and a foundation executive at the Fetzer Institute. She is currently the Kilian McDonnell Fellow at the Collegeville Institute and writes the blog Magical Memoir Moments.
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