In the pews, a woman’s hat is never just a hat

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c. 2008 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Dr. Seuss’ character Bartholomew Cubbins and his 500 hats have nothing on Paula Ellis. For Ellis, a bishop’s daughter and retired sheriff’s deputy in Kent County, Mich., wearing hats _ or “crowns,” as they’re sometimes called _ to church and other formal events is a sign of respect. “You […]

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