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‘Steel Magnolias’ holds personal parallels for Wheaton Drama director

 By Peter Lemongelli  For director Lisa Dawn Foertsch, “Steel Magnolias” is a labor of love, holding a deep, personal connection. “My mother donated a kidney to my brother when I was 17—a kidney that didn’t hold,” she says. “My mother has shown me, all my life, what it is to love someone unconditionally, and to really...