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How Ayana Mathis' Grandmother Inspired Her Character Hattie Shepherd

The titular character in Ayana Mathis' debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, takes on a life of her own. Find out why Ayana modeled parts of Hattie Shepherd's character after her grandmother. Plus, Ayana explains why Hattie breaks the stereotypes of what a strong woman should be.

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