Written by Penn Gardner


Writer and philanthropist Beth Molinaro, of New Milford, will be signing copies of the bestseller Chicken Soup for the Soul in which one of her short stories has been published. Every year, this prestigious book selects a handful of stories out of hundreds of submissions.

In My Kind of America, Beth writes about her neighbor, immigrant turned entrepreneur Sharon Elias, a now successful jewelry and small business owner and her long tedious journey through the process of naturalization. The neighborhood got together to celebrate the evening of Sharon’s swearing in and by the end of the night Sharon was…

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