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FORMER DETROIT LAKES RESIDENT Carol Anne Hough has written an educational children's play, "Garden Adventures," that will be produced by a school in Queensland, Australia on Dec. 8. Two earlier plays in Hough's environmentally-themed series, "Orchard Adventures" and "Wetland Adventures," were presented at the Historic Holmes Theatre in 2005 and 2007, respectively.

Taking her art 'Down Under': DL native's play to be presented Dec. 8 at school in Queensland, Australia

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Though she's always been interested in writing, Detroit Lakes native Carol Anne Hough never really considered becoming a playwright until she saw an advertisement for a grant project about 10 years ago.


"I like to try new things, and to challenge myself," says Hough. "I called an agency in the Twin Cities that was offering a grant to artists with disabilities who wanted to learn to write plays."

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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