Keija Parssinen is a full-time author in addition to being a mother of an 8-month-old son

September 26, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Keija Parssinen feeds her son, Malcolm, 8 months old, lunch Monday at her home in Columbia. Parssinen's debut novel was selected by the Daniel Boone Regional Library for Columbia's One Read program.

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