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Marion native pens children's book

From the April 7, 2021 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   A Buena Vista native has penned a children's book inspired by a local legend and his time growing up in rural Marion County with his triplet brothers.
   Perry Fuller, along with his son Nathan Fuller, and his daughter Kristen Willis, wrote "Runt, Buck & Coco and The Goatman," which is illustrated by Jason Fowler.
   While it is a fictional story, the three characters are based on the brothers and go by the nicknames they had as children: Perry Fuller is Buck, while Jerry Fuller is based on Coco, and Runt represents the late Terry Fuller.
   Many area residents, especially the older generation, will likely find the basis of the story very familiar.
   "Back in the early 60s and 70s, a guy ...
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