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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Cynthia
Jan Karon is going back to Mitford.
An unmuzzled Rod R. Blagojevich launched the campaign of his life Thursday, taking the witness stand at his corruption trial in an attempt to sway a jury with the same charm and chattiness that helped him win two contests for Illinois governor.
Her mother, Cynthia, said Brittney was getting ready to graduate from high school and had been accepted to two universities.
She has written nine previous Mitford books, most recently "Light From Heaven," published in 2005.