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Jessica Leigh Hester

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Writer, editor, wannabe park ranger. Staff writer @atlasobscura. Previously: @theatlantic @citylab. Say hello: jessica.hester@atlasobscura.com

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TIL you can help transcribe or tag things in the @USNatArchives collection, and now this is all I want to do.  https://www.archives.gov/citizen-archivist/missions 
This essay is an achingly beautiful marriage of memoir and science writing, and I can't wait to lose myself in every installment of @aznfusion's new column on @CatapultStory.  https://catapult.co/stories/how-an-octopus-helps-me-think-about-my-mothers-eating-disorder 
"I wanted proof of a twin wound and a model for mending it." An astonishing essay, via @ElectricLit, about searching for something familiar on the page.  https://electricliterature.com/what-flannery-oconnor-taught-me-about-chronic-illness-5dd75130df15 
Never enough stories about fatbergs, in my grease-loving opinion, and @elliepses' is especially fun:  https://www.popsci.com/grease-recycling-disposal-fatberg 
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