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Frequent contributor to NewsWorks; writes for The Philadelphia Inquirer,ZestNow and Boomercafe
Senior Wire syndicated columnist, Leslie Handler is a frequent blogger for HuffPost, a freelance essayist for The Philadelphia Inquirer, WHYY's NewsWorks, and CityWide Stories among other publications. A 2015 award winner of the Society of Newspaper Columnists, Leslie has a Bachelor of Journalism degree from The University of Texas at Austin and currently lives smack dab between Philadelphia and New York City with her husband Marty, dogs Maggie, Hazel, and Ginger, a collection of fish, Marty's cockatoo whom she's been trying to roast for dinner for the last 33 years, and a few occasional uninvited guests. You may find her on her website at lesliegoesboom.com.