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Gayle Baker was raised in southern Texas. She contributes her love for Christ, family, and anything with four legs, to her parents. Harnessing her passion for teaching children and rescuing strays, she wrote this children’s book about Darla, the one-eyed, feral dog she rescued in 2007.
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