Alton woman sends cherished pigs to market
(Local News ~ 12/19/11)
For most of her 90 years, Gertrude Thomason has collected pigs -- long enough that she can't recall when or why she started. "Pigs just fascinated me," Thomason said Friday, Dec. 9, from her home in Thayer. "I've been doing it for centuries." Inside and out, Thomason's home is adorned with every sort of pig, including metal, glass, ceramic, plastic, paper and cloth pigs. ...
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