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Lynne Inman-Hoffert of Concord celebrated the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens with her granddaughter Emily Anderson of Holland, Mich., last fall by attending a performance of a musical ìchoose-your-own-ending, play-within-a-playî version of ìThe Mystery of Edwin Drood.î They took a moment after the show to catch up on the community news in the Concord Transcript.

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Lynne Inman-Hoffert of Concord celebrated the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens with her granddaughter Emily Anderson of Holland, Mich., last fall by attending a performance of a musical "choose-your-own-ending, play-within-a-play" version of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." Dickens, who started releasing the novel in installments in 1870, died before writing the ending episodes. A musical was introduced to U.S. audiences in 1985, which later won five Tony Awards. At the show in Grand Rapids, Mich., Lynne and Emily took a moment to catch up with the community news in the Concord Transcript.

It doesn't matter if your time away is spent across the Bay or across the country -- remember to pack the Transcript to keep up with news of the community, and then show your neighbors where you have been. Email in .jpg format to transcript@bayareanewsgroup.com or send to Transcript on the Road, c/o the Concord Transcript, 2640 Shadelands Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598.