PERFORMING OUR FUTURE:
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Kelli Hansel Haywood, the mother of three daughters, was born and raised in the mountains of southeastern Kentucky, having lived there 30 of her 37 years. Kelli's family has lived in the mountains for hundreds of years, and their love for the hills is palpable. She studied English and Creative Writing at Morehead State University where she received a bachelor's degree and went on to Bellarmine University to earn her Masters in Teaching Secondary Education. She is a writer, traditional foodways junkie, spiritual explorer, and avid yogini. Kelli is the Public Affairs Director for WMMT-FM, Real People Radio in Whitesburg, Kentucky. She also writes at her blog Confluence Mama.