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 Amanda Read

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31 year old / Female
Alabama, USA
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Amanda Christine Read is the eldest of nine children and was homeschooled until she began attending a state university. Because her father was a Russian linguist and foreign area officer in the U.S. Army, she has lived in Europe, Central Asia and all over the United States. She currently resides in Alabama, where her father retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.

At the age of 13, she started a homeschool e-newsletter. Her first news article was about the debacle at the Alabama Supreme Court over the Ten Commandments monument, which ended up ousting the popularly elected Chief Justice Roy S. Moore. Miss Read was also intrigued by the events of the War on Terror, and she has been writing about politics ever since.

In 2004, her mother discovered the fascinating history of Dr. Harvey W. Wiley and the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906. After years of researching and writing, Amanda completed a full length historical drama screenplay titled The Crusading Chemist in March 2008 and completed a revision of it in 2009.

Miss Read lives with her family on a small farm and is majoring in History and minoring in Political Science in college, as well as completing various literary projects.


Amanda Read is a political and current events columnist for The Washington Times Communities. She is also a worldview columnist for Latitude 821 and has served as a contributing writer to The Girlhood Home Companion Magazine. Amanda Read is a member of and The Student Free Press Association.

Miss Read is also an independent contractor for the pro-life organization Live Action.


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Marital Status:  Single
Living Situation:  With Parents
Want (more) Children:  Yes - a bunch
Homeschool your children?:  Yes, I plan to homeschool.
Homeschool Legacy:  Homeschool Alum

Highschool Career:  Homeschooled all the way
Education:  Some College
Employment:  Self-employed
Siblings:  8
Occupation:  Artistic / Musical / Writer
Interests: art, history, horses, literature, politics, science, homesteading, blogging, painting,

Status:  Member
Profile Views:  3095
Profile Updated:  30 Jan 2012
Joined:  03 Oct 2008
Total posts:  1 (search topics created)

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Friends Notes:

Good to see you here!
- Breezy
Tue Jun 23, 09 6:53 am
- Blue (WBE) (IWTBD)
Sun Jun 07, 09 11:31 pm
Hey, Welcome to HSA!

- Coreyw80 Busa Boy
Mon Nov 24, 08 8:02 pm
Welcome to HSA, have you checked out the writer's forum?
- Joe Coupal
Tue Oct 14, 08 9:14 am
Welcome to HSA. Smile I hope you enjoy being here~
- Crystal
Sat Oct 11, 08 7:35 pm
Hello welcome to HSA!

Have a great day!

- Coreyw80 Busa Boy
Fri Oct 10, 08 2:14 am
Welcome to HSA!! ^_^
- Michelle Seymour
Wed Oct 08, 08 7:30 am
Hi, welcome to HSA. Your writing projects sound wonderful.

I would love to homestead someday, and it would be great to see pictures of your place. I also have a flock of laying hens, and I would enjoy reading your ebook. Where can I find it?

Have a great day!
- Brooke
Tue Oct 07, 08 1:00 pm
Welcome to HSA! I don't know how long you've been in Alabama, but I welcome you to Alabama too! There is so much here at HSA! Hope to see you around the place!Smile
- Laura Grace
Tue Oct 07, 08 5:42 am
Welcome to HSA!
- Marie
Mon Oct 06, 08 8:59 pm

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