‘Dirt’: New Haven author releases autobiography, journey to Yale Law School from rural West Virginia


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A New Haven woman shares her journey to Yale Law School from a trailer in West Virginia in her first book, Dirt: Growing Strong Roots in What Makes the Broken Beautiful.

Author Mary Marantz joined News 8 Friday to talk about her first book, the story of her childhood growing up in very rural West Virginia with very little in a single-wide trailer where it rained just as hard inside as out, and persevering to eventually graduate from Yale Law School.

For more about the author and her first book, watch the interview in the video above.

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