By Isabel Matos
Who is Cathy Maples?
Cathy Maples is a Huntsville businesswoman, has struck up a friendship with Palin over the years. And when a special occasion arrived, Maples turned to Palin. Camden Brewer, Maples’ grandson, is among the 77 New Hope graduates who will here Sarah Palin speak tonight. Maples confirmed in an email today to AL.com that she asked Palin to speak at the graduation.
“I have met Sarah numerous times and have had dinner with her,” Maples said in the email. “She is the real deal and she is not afraid to speak out about things that are not ‘politically correct.'”