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From Saint Brigid to Punxsutawney Phil: the story of Groundhog Day


Storyteller Marideth Sisco explores the origins of Groundhog Day, starting with Neolithic Ireland and Scotland.

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Marideth is a Missouri storyteller, veteran journalist, teacher, author, musician and student of folklore focusing on stories relevant to Ozarks culture and history. Each month, she’s the voice behind "These Ozarks Hills.” Sisco spent 20 years as an investigative and environmental writer for the West Plains Quill and was well known for her gardening column, “Crosspatch,” on which her new book is based. Sisco was a music consultant and featured singer in the 2010 award-winning feature film “Winter's Bone.”