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I write the monthly “Beliefs” column for The New York Times and also report for The Atlantic, The Nation, This American Life, and elsewhere. I have four daughters and two dogs.

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Don’t say a word ...

My perspective on how to talk to young kids about the Sandy Hook shooting, from The New Republic, here. I’ll be on WNPR and this morning at 9am talking with Sen. Blumenthal and others about this.