Jason F. Wright

Jason F. Wright is a New York Times best-selling author of 10 books including "Christmas Jars," "The 13th Day of Christmas," and his latest, "The 96th Annual Apple Valley Barn Dance." He's also a political commentator whose editorials have appeared in newspapers nationwide. Jason has appeared on FoxNews, CNN, and dozens of local and national radio shows.

Jason is married to Kodi Erekson Wright. They have two girls and two boys and are members of the Woodstock Branch in the Winchester Virginia Stake. He can be reached at jwright@deseretnews.com, applevalleybarndance.com or www.jasonfwright.com.


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