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Ed Thomas book to be released in August

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PARKERSBURG (KWWL) -

A book on the life of former Aplington-Parkersburg teacher and coach Ed Thomas will be released on Aug. 16.

"The Sacred Acre" is being written by Christian author Mark Tabb with the help of the Thomas family.  The book will include a foreward by former NFL coach Tony Dungy.

Thomas was a source of inspiration as Parkersburg recovered from the tornado that destroyed much of the town in 2008.  He was murdered by former player Mark Becker on June 24, 2009.

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