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"The Reporter" scoops a look at Fort Wayne in the '70's

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Fort Wayne trial attorney Mark Paul Smith has published a new autobiographical novel, this time chronicling his life as a young reporter at the Journal Gazette in the 1970's.

His book, aptly called "The Reporter," provides a walk down memory lane for Boomers, and an entertaining insight into that era for younger generations and non-native residents.

So much of the action takes place in the iconic downtown restaurant, Henry's, that Mark considers it to be a main character in the story.

For insight on that slice of local history, WBOI's Julia Meek sat down with Smith to talk about his adventures on that city beat.

You can connect with the author and his books at www.markpaulsmith.com