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Featured Biography: Marguerite Patten

Marguerite Patten

Marguerite Patten has had a very long career in the United Kingdom, writing about and teaching about food. Though she turned 85 in 2000, she was still working on books and magazines, despite being struck by arthritis later in her years, which she brought under control by diet. She continued to work until a stroke in 2011...
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