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Caroline Catlin
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Caroline Lincoln Catlin is a senior at Wesleyan University. She is passionate about creative writing, poetry, photography, and design, and hopes to find a way to incorporate art into her work with children and families. Caroline grew up splitting her time between her family’s summer camp in the Adirondacks and a tiny Vermont town with more sheep than people.

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Magic With a Capital M: A Modern Day Christmas Miracle

(0) Comments | Posted December 24, 2014 | 3:51 PM


The first time I met Santa Claus, I was a freshman in college and had stopped believing in magic all together.

Years before, as an avid believer in all things Christmas, I had spent every Christmas Eve waiting in bed, listening for the...

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Not Just Men: Expanding the Conversation on Sexual Assault

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 1:43 PM

This post contains descriptions and discussion of sexual assault

At first, we laughed about it. My friend and I sat at a small table in a crowded coffee shop on campus laughing about my unfortunate night. Another bad hook up. Another awkward college story. We laughed and I shifted my...

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The Season of Coming Out

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 12:50 PM


"Actually, I'm dating a girl."

The young woman behind the counter blushed profusely and slipped a little off her stool.

"Oh... that's okay."

Internally, I rated her response somewhere near the middle on my sliding scale of the-right-way-to-react-to-something-that-shouldn't-be-a-big-deal-but-still-is-somehow. She did...

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My Seamester of Overlap

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 11:53 AM


They woke me differently. That was the first thing I noticed. When things first began to change, they started with sleep and that vulnerable time hovering near it.

We woke each other up often, due to the fact that we were newly in charge of...

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