Thanks to Scott C. for adopting Grits at this year's convention. Grits was made by Verna Finly in 1989 and used by Mark Wade. A copy of Grits was also donated to the Baltimore Community Museum in Baltimore, Ohio. Mark donated this puppet to Vent Haven in 2004 after Mary Ann Taylor made a new version for him. This puppet is one among 11 that Mark has donated to Vent Haven. Below left is Mark with Grits. Below right is Verna working on the puppet.