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Emily Brennan is a news assistant for The New York Times, where she also writes and blogs on travel, culture, and religion. Previously, she was managing editor of the radio series and blog Rethinking Religion, produced by Columbia University’s Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life. As part of the radio series, she assisted in the production of the public radio special, "The Harlem Renaissance: Music, Religion, and the Politics of Race," which played on WNYC, WBEZ, and other stations nationwide. After earning a B.A. in English from Barnard College, she worked at The International Herald Tribune. She also holds a master’s degree in religion from Columbia University.
Just days after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, Chris Savini, then a mental health worker, heard from his Illinois church about a doctor who was forming a makeshift clinic here....
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