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Writing Portfolio

Helen Anne Travis covered breaking news for five years at the Pulitzer Prize-winning Tampa Bay Times. Her work has since appeared in CNN, Globe and Mail and The Guardian, among other publications.

An Interview With Craigslist Joe, Huffington Post

It was 2008. The economy was sinking. Fast. And Joseph Garner was living in Las Vegas, working as an assistant to director Todd Phillips on the movie The Hangover. As Joseph watched report after report of people losing their homes, jobs and savings, he got to wondering: what would he do if he lost everything? How would he get by?

The movie Craigslist Joe was born.

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Grieving a loss, celebrating a birth and returning to duty

“Rachel Leite, 21, has to figure out how to raise a child alone, how to grieve, and how to avoid deployment.”

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