11/08/2011 03:37 pm ET Updated Jan 08, 2012

How I Did It: Woman Finds Second Act Reviving Old Theater

On a sunny fall afternoon in the idyllic Marin County enclave of Mill Valley, Lucy Mercer pecks at her computer keyboard in a second-floor office above the Throckmorton Theatre, calm as a bird flying briskly in the eye of a hurricane.

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