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The author's mother, Frances Potts, is shown in this photo.

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Diary serves as foundation for novel set in 1930s Walla Walla

Writer Frances Pott's father was a tuberculosis victim who spent 17 months in the Blue Mountain Sanatorium.

More than 80 years have passed since Oct. 29, 1929, cast a mantle of despondent gloom on the world. On that grim Black Tuesday, the stock market crashed and burned, shattering the lives and livelihoods of millions.The ensuing Great Depression gripped the


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