Alaina Mabaso is a freelance writer who has landed squarely in what every career statistic says is the worst job of the 21st century. So she makes Philadelphia her classroom, writing about everything from spaceflight to toad migrations. Alaina has been a NewsWorks contributor since 2011. She specializes in covering the arts for publications throughout the Philadelphia region and beyond. When her editors go to bed, she takes to her blog.

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