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Flannery O'Connor's Private Life Revealed in Letters

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Flannery O'Connor's Private Life Revealed in Letters

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Flannery O'Connor's Private Life Revealed in Letters

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Emory University made public Saturday a previously sealed collection of letters from the Southern writer Flannery O'Connor.

The letters contained correspondence with a seemingly unremarkable file clerk named Betty Hester. She was, in fact, a passionate, private intellectual who enjoyed a deep friendship with O'Connor.

Steve Enniss of Emory University speaks with Jacki Lyden about the letters.