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Lighten Up: Osheta the Narniac

Lighten Up: Osheta the Narniac

You may not be aware of this, but Greg is a MennoNerd. What is a MennoNerd, you ask? According to their website, “MennoNerds is a network of Anabaptist bloggers, tweeps, Facebookers, and Google plussians (just made that word up) from around the Internet.” They recently started a series of fun video blog conversations and they’ve been talking about books. This is Osheta Moore’s contribution to that conversation. We love Osheta. We love MennoNerds. Enjoy!

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