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“Holding Color In My Hands,” Connie Donaldson, Polymercafe, April 2008, pp. 14-21.
“Clay, Science and Art,” 30-minute Radio Interview with Kathleen Dustin, New Hampshire Public Radio’s “The Front Porch” with John Walters, 30 March 2005
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