Chris and Judy at NCAC’s annual benefit 2009.
Happy Birthday Judy,
Don’t worry, your fifties will be every bit as good as your forties were. I swear, you are timeless. You have been such a warrior in the fight against censorship, and a mentor simply by your existence and peerless storytelling style. Thank you and may you have many, many more happy birthdays. Chris Crutcher
Personally, I am in favor of Censorship…of Birthdays.
But I hope yours is a happy one!
Happy Hugging Birthday, Judy
Thank you for writing those wonderfully uncomfortable and much needed words for children, teens and writers. From those who read you under the covers with a flashlight, to those who read you out in the open, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JUDY!
xo Rita Williams-Garcia
Happy Birthday, dear Judy.
To me, you are completely sixteen. And so am I! But somehow, even though we are sixteen, we are still able to meet for classy lunches in NYC and share all our stories and life experiences and parenting tales with wisdom and humor. That is the beauty of our friendship; we are ageless. I’m sending you so much love and good cheer…on your ...