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About the Author
Margit Feury Ragland worked as an editor at "Woman's Day, Family Circle, Walking, Cornell," and "Natural Health" magazines before leaping headfirst into a successful freelance career. Her work has appeared in publications such as "Self, Fitness, Health, Marie Claire, Parenting," and the "Boston Globe."
Laurel Touby is the founder and CEO of mediabistro.com.