Interview with Gen MacManiman: The 5 Keys to Health

Gen MacManiman (1916–2012), author of “Dry It: You’ll Like It,” the original bestseller on food dehydration, photographed at her home in Fall City, Washington. Photo by Lily Casura. All rights reserved.

by Lily G. Casura

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Gen MacManiman was a quiet superstar on the scene in the natural medicine-friendly Pacific Northwest. Ask her about anyone who was anyone, like the founder of Bastyr University, and she’d have a tale to tell: She’d delivered babies with him, long before he had a school named after him. Somehow there was…