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Ozarks woman with a lifelong love of music fulfills a dream by releasing her 1st solo CD

Jessie East and Mary Alexander shared a conversation during the StoryCorps Mobile Tour to the Ozarks in 2022
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Jessie East and Mary Alexander shared a conversation during the StoryCorps Mobile Tour to the Ozarks in 2022

In this StoryCorps conversation recorded in the spring of 2022, Mary Alexander talks with her daughter, Jessie East, about finding her place in the Ozarks after moving here later in life.

Alexander grew up in New York State and loved to sing and play guitar.

After meeting singer and storyteller, Marideth Sisco, and recording a CD with her, Mary finally got a chance to record her own album. It's called In the Remembering.

You can hear their conversation by clicking on the "listen" button above.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.