Robin Hutton
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Robin Hutton

Robin has spent all of her adult life working in major event productions and the motion picture business. Currently, she is President of Angels Without Wings, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation that spearheaded the development and dedication of three national monuments to Sgt Reckless, America’s greatest war horse from the Korean War. The 1st monument was dedicated at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in July 2013, the 2nd was dedicated in October 2016 at Camp Pendleton, CA, and the 3rd was dedicated May 12, 2018, at the Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY. Hopefully, South Korea is next! Born in Wilmington, Delaware in 1954, Robin spent her younger years in Alexandria, VA and her high school and college in Upstate New York (Liverpool).
Having graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ithaca College in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree, Robin relocated to California in 1978, and in 1979 began her career working at Billy Jack Enterprises. For 35 years Robin has had experience in every facet of the motion picture business at Billy Jack Productions, starting in post-production, then becoming an editor, screenwriter and finally a producer. She was business partners with Tom Laughlin and Delores Taylor until Laughlin’s death in 2013. 

Robin was Tom (Billy Jack) Laughlin’s writing partner for over 35 years, and is co-author of "The 9 Indispensable Ingredients in Every Hit Film, TV show, Play and Novel" by Tom Laughlin; has “Assisted by” credit on "Jungian Theory and Therapy, Vols 1 & 2" by Tom Laughlin; and did all of the editing and research for "The Psychology of Cancer" by Tom Laughlin. She also has a homage published in the “festschrift” for Dr. Marie Louise von Franz, CG Jung’s closest associate, "The Fountain of the Love of Wisdom: An Homage to Marie Louise von Franz."  

Her first book, "Sgt Reckless: America’ s War Horse," is a biography of the famous Korean War horse, Reckless, whose heroics were so incredible she is listed in Life Magazine’s “Celebrate our Heroes,” as one of our all-time great heroes. Published by Regnery History (Salem Communications), the book was a categorical New York Times Bestseller in September and October 2014. It also was the 2015 Book of the Year from American Horse Publications, and received a Gold Medal from the Military Writers Society of America in 2016. Her love of animal stories continues with her new book, "War Animals: The Unsung Heroes of World War II," hitting the shelves on September 17, 2018.  She lives in Santa Rosa Valley, California.

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