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Growing up in Morton, Illinois, called the “City of beautiful homes”, Lisa Fierer had an almost perfect life. She was the youngest of four children born to Joshua, her well-respected pathologist father and her opera singer mother, Mary. But one day in December 1984, her life was changed forever. Called out of class to the principal’s office, Lisa was told that her mother had been killed and her father was arrested for the crime.


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Open Letter to Oprah Winfrey and HARPO Productions, October 2015

Dear Oprah, When I was 8 years old, I would come home after school each day, make myself a vanilla milkshake and like every other kid in that era, plop in front of the television. What I was really drawn in by were talk shows. I was captivated by the opportunity to hear about people’s […]

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My Damn Dharma

I never thought my life’s purpose would be largely influenced by a childhood arcade game. The first time I ever heard the word, “Dharma” was in a vinyasa yoga class in Boulder Colorado, fifteen years ago. My teacher, Brandon began the class seated criss-cross-apple -sauce style, explaining to us that there is a purpose in […]

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