Marian Longenecker Beaman is a former professor at Florida State College in Jacksonville, Florida. Her memoir, Mennonite Daughter: The Story of a Plain Girl, records the charms and challenges of growing up in the strict culture of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference in the 1950s and 60s. She shares her story to preserve these memories and to leave a legacy for future generations. The author writes weekly on her Plain and Fancy blog. Her work has appeared in various publications, including The Mennonite magazine and the Arts and Antiques magazine.
She is an avid blogger, voracious reader, and Pilates devotee. She lives with her artist husband Cliff in Jacksonville, Florida, where her children and grandkids also reside.
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Blog: Marian Beaman
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