Happy Birthday, Miss Welty

A cake is part of the 100th birthday celebration for Pulitzer-Prize winning author, Eudora Welty, on Monday, April, 13, 2009, at the Eudora Welty House in the Belhaven neighborhood in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour was the guest speaker for the Eudora Welty Centennial event. The celebration featured free tours of the house. (AP Photo/The Clarion-Ledger, Greg Jenson)

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