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Sharon Haddock
Sharon Haddock is a former full-time writer and editor for The Deseret News. She currently does freelance writing from her home in American Fork where she lives with her fellow journalist husband Marc Haddock. They have 12 children and 28 grandchildren, love to travel and play Dr. Mario. Sharon was born in Rigby, Idaho and grew up in Idaho Falls where she was a correspondent for The Post-Register while still in high school. She attended BYU on a double art and communications scholarship and started working for The American Fork Citizen as a writer and columnist in 1970. She worked for several years at The Provo Daily Herald as a food editor and beat reporter before starting work at The Deseret News in the Utah County Bureau 17 years ago. She edited the Utah Valley Life magazine for three years, worked for The Mormon Times for two years and left the paper in December 2010. She has a popular personal blog: sharonhaddock.blogspot.com. She also enjoys oil painting and magic.
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