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About the Author
Amy Sutherland is the author of What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage; Kicked, Bitten, and Scratched; and Cookoff. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Her feature piece “What Shamu Taught Me About a Happy Marriage,” was the most viewed and most e-mailed article on The New York Times in 2006. Sutherland divides her time between Boston and Portland, Maine.