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Sept. 26, 2014MARYVILLE, Mo. |  By: Nuelle

Northwest's Distinguished Lecture Series Features Jeannette Walls

Northwest Missouri State University's Distinguished lecture series began last night.

Author Jeannette Walls is the author of the New York Times best-seller "The Glass Castle".

Walls says the Glass Castle tells of her life and how she grew up in extreme poverty.

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Walls encouraged students to have faith in themselves.

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Walls has appeared in New York Magazine, Esquire, USA Today, and on the cable television network MSNBC.