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Profiling the profiler: Sandy Wells looks back at a lifetime of ‘Innerviews’


For the Charleston Gazette-Mail

Sandy Wells interviews 102-year-old Grace Reinhart for an upcoming “Innerviews” profile.
(Gazette-Mail photo by F. Brian Ferguson)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sandy Wells is an institution standing in an institution.

The institution she was standing in one recent morning is the West Virginia state Capitol building. She and Gazette-Mail photographer Brian Ferguson are hunting for the office of former state House of Delegates sergeant-at-arms Marshall Clay.

Their goal? The next in a line of thousands of highly personal profiles for her long-running institution of a weekly column, “Innerviews.” Begun in 1988 in the Charleston Gazette, the column remains a weekly feature 30 years later in the Charleston Gazette-Mail.

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