Think anyone who marries an American automatically receives a green card? Ines Torres and Kathy McGroarty-Torres taught me otherwise. A little-known immigration policy piece, wrapped in a tender love story.
I love the challenge of writing for the Orthopaedic Research and Education Fund, because it taps into two of my strengths: theability to explain complex issues clearly, and my knack for uncovering the compelling human angle.
“A New Mother’s Journey — Full of Hope”
Hope Firsel’s journey to motherhood via surrogacy is both inspiring and humbling, and I was thrilled it could reach Oprah’s vast online audience.
“My Baby Had a Stroke”
This story holds a special meaning for me. It was my first national publication — Parents Magazine — and it was the first time I had written about such a personal experience. That little guy is now in elementary school!
How Long Will I Cry? Voices of Youth Violence