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Marideth Sisco reflects on Independence Day

Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay

Marideth looks back on America's lore around the 4th of July.

Exploring the history, the mystery, and the mythology of America's Independence Day, Marideth Sisco considers what the holiday means to her.

Marideth is a Missouri storyteller, veteran journalist, teacher, author, musician and student of folklore focusing on stories relevant to Ozarks culture and history. Each month, she’s the voice behind "These Ozarks Hills.” Sisco spent 20 years as an investigative and environmental writer for the West Plains Quill and was well known for her gardening column, “Crosspatch,” on which her new book is based. Sisco was a music consultant and featured singer in the 2010 award-winning feature film “Winter's Bone.”