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Zora Neale Hurston

by Luli

This stamp commemorates Zora Neale Hurston. Zora had a mischievous spirit. Her father kept on telling her that being so curious about everything would get her in big trouble. But her mom said to jump at it and be as curious as she wants to be, and that's what Zora did. Zora was born in 1903 in Eatonville, Florida. Zora loved to listen to stories on the porch of the General store. Zora was a writer and studied and collected folk tales. Zora was never afraid to live the way she wanted to or to do what she felt like doing. Many people loved to listen to her stories and read her books. One of Zora's most popular books is Their Eyes Were Watching God. Then in 1960 Zora Neale Hurston died.