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Why Sue Monk Kidd Calls Her Decision to Become a Writer a "Great Absurdity"

Season 5 Episode 504
Aired on 04/13/2014 | CC tv-pg
After months of studying Thomas Merton's The Seven Storey Mountain, Sue Monk Kidd began to feel that there was something more for her beyond her life as a wife, mother and nurse. Then, on her 30th birthday, she marched into the kitchen and told her husband and two children that she was going be a writer, despite having no prior experience. Find out why Sue says that moment was both divine and absurd.

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