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Storyteller shares tales of Bunyan women

Storyteller Mary Schmidt shows the similarities between Paul Bunyan’s wife, Lucette, with Wonder Woman Saturday, Sept. 23, during a presentation at Black Pine Beach Resort. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal 1 / 2
Lynn Scharenbroich, owner of Black Pine Beach Resort, helps add visuals to storyteller Mary Schmidt’s Paul Bunyan presentation Saturday, Sept. 23. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal2 / 2

Storyteller Mary Schmidt shared the presentation "Bunyans Meet Rosie the Riveter" with a group of about 35 people Saturday, Sept. 23, at Black Pine Beach Resort in Ideal Township.

Schmidt, who has spoken many times at the resort about various aspects of Paul Bunyan's life, shared stories of the lesser-known female Bunyans - Paul's wife, Lucette, and daughters, Betty and Paula.