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Contributors

Our Daughters' Daughters is made possible thanks to our contributors. We deeply appreciate all the work, heart, and time put into each piece gathered.

Christina Miller

www.ordinaryliturgy.com

Christina Miller is a fifth generation San Diegan, currently living in Philadelphia as a scripture engagement writer for a faith-based nonprofit. She completed her BA in literature from Pepperdine University and Master’s of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary, studied in Germany and Israel, and taught English in Tanzania. Poetry is her first love. You can read more of her writing at ordinaryliturgy.com.

 

 

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Erin McNeely

@erinmcneely

Erin McNeely is a California girl who traded beaches for the Rockies, and is currently living in Denver, Colorado with her husband and babies. When she’s not wrangling her two kiddos under two, she’s working as a Marketing Director for Landmine Design, a job creation and trafficking prevention program based out of Cambodia.

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Katie Shara

@katieshara

Katie Sharais a preschool teacher and aspiring freelance writer. She is a firm believer in post-dinner walks, high-waisted pants, live music, and celebrating the extraordinary as well as the mundane. Follow her on Instagram at @katieshara for very infrequent snapshots of her life.

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Lauren Kline

www.thelighthousegroup.org

Lauren Kline is a co-director along with her husband of The Lighthouse Group, a non-profit that works with young adults with special needs in the Orange County and Inland Empire areas. A Jane of all trades, she received her BA from Point Loma Nazarene University in Fine Art and spends time remodeling houses, working as an illustrator, and is an avid gardener. Lauren and her husband live in Redlands, CA with their pup, June.

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Natalie Blue

@natalienicoleblue | www.natalienicoleblue.com

Natalie Blue is a wife, daughter, shop manager, caregiver and advocate for the disease that is killing her mother, Alzheimer's. Her blog is a hodge-podge of travel, fashion, love and loss. Its all a collection of how she is Living Through Alzheimers.

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Rachael Duane

Rachael Duane is a writer and editor living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she enjoys a mix of freelance medical editing and content development for a women’s wellness podcast. She received her BA in English from Wake Forest University and is currently an  MFA candidate in poetry at Seattle Pacific University.

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Sarah Orner

Sarah Orner writes about culture, food, and place. She has worked as an event planner in Wisconsin, an English teacher in Panama, and a grant writer in Florida. She currently lives in Monteverde, Costa Rica.

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Catherine Ricketts

www.catrickettsmusic.com 

Catherine Ricketts is an essayist, songwriter, and arts professional who lives in Philadelphia. Ricketts studied creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania and is pursuing her MFA in creative non-fiction at Seattle Pacific University’s low-residency program. Her writing has been published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Paste Magazine, Becoming Magazine, Measure, and Relief, and her music can be found at www.catrickettsmusic.com.

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Emily Poole

@emilytpoole

Emily Poole is a photographer, living in San Diego, who agreed to photograph for Our Daughters' Daughters. Her work can be found on the Our Story page.

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Janay Garrick

@janaygarrick | janaygarrick.com

Janay is a storyteller working on a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction at Seattle Pacific University. Most days, you can find her drinking lots of black tea with milk and sugar, reading and writing, listening for birds, and standing on her head (when real stressed). Read her work at janaygarrick.com

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Kelly Palmer

@kellypalmer__ | @palmerletteringco

Kelly Palmer is a social worker turned letterer based in Waco, TX. Kelly holds a Bachelors in Social Work from Gordon College and a Masters in Social Work from Baylor University. You can normally find her with paint stains on her arms, coffee in hand, and deep in the midst of dialogue with her cutie husband. She's passionate about the intersection of faith, politics, and gender. Follow along at @kellypalmer__ or @palmerletteringco for her latest musings and shenanigans.

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Mariko Clark

@marikoclark | marikoclark.com

(MAH-ree-ko, but you can call her Marri.) Mariko Clark writes about hardship, hope and the Holy Spirit. She likes to drink margaritas and talk about the universe. 

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Rachael Ann Lunghi

@laceandlikes | @sirenfloralco

Rachael Ann Lunghi is a florist, designer, and blogger based out of Southern California. She owns and operates two businesses: Lace and Likes and Siren Floral Co. Rachael has a overwhelming love for nature, juxtaposing romance of blooms, and can be found crying tears of joy over new floral discoveries at

the market.

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Sarah Hudspeth

@eviesmomhud

Sarah Hudspeth writes and teaches in Durham, North Carolina where you can find her drinking coffee at a park with her family. She used to tweet @eviesmomhud.

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Tory Hoffman

@latequilacat | toryhoffman.com

Tory Hoffman is a graphic designer from Minnesota

who has taken permanent refuge from winter in

forever-sunny Los Angeles. She has self-published a number of essays and stories online and is currently working on completing her first book. When she’s not writing, Tory can be found searching for breakfast tacos, curating Spotify playlists, and taking full advantage of her library card.