Laurie Figley is a journalist, amateur writer, a poet, a writer of children's stories, an advocate for literacy, a local history enthusiast, an advocate for the elderly and for animal rights and more. She believes in the community being a part of the events and activities for young and old alike and thinks everyone should have a voice everyone should know about the Quad Cities, the great things that it has and the great and fascinating past it has.
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