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October 4, 2012

Eddie Wilcoxen to speak at Christmas in October

NORMAN — Oklahoma Poet Laureate Eddie D. Wilcoxen will be the featured speaker at the Cleveland County Extension Service Homemakers’ Christmas in October at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 601 E. Robinson St.

Wilcoxen will present a program, sharing stories and poems about Christmas, Oklahoma heritage and life in the Southwest. His new Christmas book, “Christmas Past and Christmas Presents,” will be featured.

Wilcoxen is the author of a dozen books of poetry and nonfiction, as well as a three-time national karate champion, a morning show radio host and an award-winning gardener whose work has been featured in magazines and on television.

For more information or reservations, call 321-4774.

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