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Marianne Szegedy-Maszak
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Marianne Szegedy-Maszak is a journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Esquire, The New Republic, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and Psychology Today, among others. She has worked as a reporter at the New York Post, an editor at Congressional Quarterly, a professor of journalism at American University, and as a senior writer at U.S. News & World Report. She has won the awards for her journalism from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the National Mental Health Association, and the American Psychoanalytic Association. The recipient of a Pulitzer Traveling fellowship and the Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship, Szegedy-Maszák has been an officer on the boards of the Center for Public Integrity and the Fund for Independence in Journalism. She is also the author of I Kiss Your Hands Many Times: Hearts, Souls, and Wars in Hungary (Spiegel & Grau, August 2013).

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The Yellow Star

(19) Comments | Posted February 24, 2014 | 2:46 PM

When my mother died in 2002, all the objects in my parents' bedroom that had once been shielded from our curious eyes were no longer private property. My father had died years before but my mother had conducted her life much as she had when he was still alive: living...

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Two Heads Are Not Better Than One

(0) Comments | Posted March 9, 2012 | 3:42 PM

Once we saw the house, we knew that it would be just perfect for our recently blended family. Room for three not quite adult but definitely not young children. Great kitchen. A basement where one could fantasize about happy adolescents (first fantasy) playing pool and ping-pong (second fantasy) while engaging...

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