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Woodbury resident Trina Dawkins Patterson truly believes all children need a little inspiration.

"We all need some inspiration now and then," Patterson said. "We all need that boost of confidence through encouraging words."


However, children don't always get the message when it comes from adults, which is why Patterson's newest book, "Great Inspirations by a Few Great Kids," is entirely made up of motivational quotes, poems and stories - all written by children.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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