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David Crary

New York
National Social Issues Reporter — Associated Press
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Covers:  child welfare, youth organizations, abortion laws, lgbt issues, adoption, foster care, gender issues

New York-based reporter with The Associated Press, covering national social issues. Past postings include Nairobi, Johannesburg, Paris, Sarajevo, Toronto.

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David Crary has been a reporter, editor and bureau chief with The Associated Press since 1976. Since 1999, he has been an AP national writer based in New York, primarily writing feature stories about volatile social issues _ abortion, gay rights, prison conditions, divorce and domestic violence, ...

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Why did you become a journalist?

I liked to write; I liked to learn abut places and people I might otherwise not have encountered.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

No - my high school had no newspaper.