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Laurie Abraham

Laurie Abraham is a freelance writer and senior editor of Elle magazine and the author of Mama Might Be Better Off Dead: The Failure of Health Care in Urban America (University of Chicago Press). Formerly the executive editor of Elle , she's written for New York Magazine , The New York Times Magazine , Mother Jones , and many other publications. Her work is also included in Best American Essays 2006 , as well as the original collections The Bitch in the House (2001), Maybe Baby (2006), and The...See more