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Emily L. Hauser
Emily L. Hauser is a freelance writer and blogger. She’s a regular contributor to The Daily Beast’s Middle East blog Open Zion, and writes about all kinds of non-Middle Eastern things (kids, domestic politics, songs she likes, cats on Roombas) on her personal blog, Emily L. Hauser In My Head. She’s written for The Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, and The Dallas Morning News, among others, and can be found on Twitter: @emilylhauser

Entries by Emily L. Hauser

Tales of an 11-year-old Papergirl

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2014 | 2:29 PM

I used to deliver newspapers.

First the Chicago Daily News, then the Chicago Tribune. I was 11, 12 years old, growing up in Lake Bluff, IL, north of Chicago.

I had a papergirl's bike with a huge metal basket and metal panniers -- if I didn't assiduously keep the papers'...

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On Little Girls and Body Image

(276) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 1:57 PM

I maintain something of a bicameral approach with regard to writing about my children: I write about them, but I don't use their names (their last name is different from mine, which helps); I write about them, but I write only happy things, or uplifting things, or things that are...

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