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Kay Patterson's Volunteer Blog

Kay Patterson retired in 2013 after 35 years as a mental health counselor. That was her second career and now she has returned to her first, writing. She is a contributor to Right Here, Right Now - The Buffalo Anthology, a collection of stories and poems by people who love Buffalo published in November, 2016, by Belt Publishing as part of its City Anthology series. Many of her essays and travel stories have been published in The Buffalo News and other local publications. She lives in Buffalo, New York, with her spouse and their adorable rescue pitbull, Stella.  Click below to read as Kay posts about her time was an Experience Corps Tutor with Read to Succeed Buffalo.  



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