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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Most 17-year-olds spend the summer working and hanging out by the pool, but one local teen has been wrapping up a book series.

Hannah Hoffmeister, author of the “Dream Ring” series, has already written four and she’s just finished her fifth book.

She joins FOX 2 to discuss the series and where the inspiration came from for the adventures of Ava Popolis, a young witch-in-training.

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