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2008 Induction Ceremony

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Calder Willingham's granddaughter, Leah Willingham, and his widow, Jane Bennett Smith, don nametags prior to the ceremony.

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2008 honoree June Bailey White is congratulated by judge and fellow Hall of Fame honoree Dr. Ferroll Sams.

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Audience awaits the opening of the 2008 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame ceremony in the UGA Student Learning Center rotunda.

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University Librarian Dr. William Gray Potter and Libraries' Director of Development Chantel Dunham listen to Hall of Fame judge (and 2006 honoree) Terry Kay.

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Hall of Fame judges Dr. John Stone (a 2007 honoree), and Stephen Corey, editor of The Georgia Review

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Highlands College professor Frank Minor with Calder Willingham's granddaughter Leah, daughter Sara, and widow Jane Smith.

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Jane Bennett Smith (widow of Calder Willingham) and Bailey White, Georgia Writers Hall of Fame honoree.

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Novelist (and nationally known NPR commentator) June Bailey White of Thomasville accepts the Hall of Fame's 2008 award for accomplishment by a living author.

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Jane Bennett Smith accepts on behalf of her late husband, Calder Willingham.

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Professor Frank Minor honors Calder Willingham.

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