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About the Author
Dana Canedy is a senior editor at the New York Times, where she has been a journalist for over 15 years, and the author of the New York Times bestseller A Journal for Jordan. In 2001, she was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting for “How Race Is Lived in America,” a series on race relations in the United States. Raised near Fort Knox, she lives in New York City with her son, Jordan.