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Beth Burrell is a freelance journalist who worked for years as a newspaper reporter before leaving to earn a graduate degree in education. She has worked and volunteered in nonprofit and school communications, and now blogs about midlife at firstdaypress.org. She lives in suburban Philadelphia with her family.