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Friends and Neighbors: Becky Mannon


Dawn Fossand

Becky Mannon, Bear Maker and Author, is holding the bears she created in memory of her parents, Carl and Marlene Carlson. See page A8 for Mannon's book signing at Barnes and Noble.

"I was invited to go to London", exclaimed Kimball's newest author, "well, not me personally – but, my little bear book."

Mannon's creation, "IF ONLY BEARS COULD TALK: Teddy Bear Tales from the Heart" was written to share her love of her hobby and to share the heart-warming memories of her journey in the art of creating these one of a kind, handmade bears.

Born and raised in Kimball, Mannon, a lifelong Kimball resident graduated from Kimball High School in 1974.

She and her husband, Steve, have celebrated 43 years of marriage, during which they share space in their family-owned shop on W...

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