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Britnae Purdy

Britnae Purdy
Britnae Purdy is a public health communicator currently based on the U.S. East Coast. She strives to combine her passions for writing, photography, and culture to tell the stories of health inequities and innovations around the world. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram and keep up with her travels on her website.

Rediscovering Pride in the American Southwest

There’s a point in any road trip when you realize that there is an acute chance you have lost your mind. It’s inevitable. Eventually, as the pavement flashes past and past and past and...

Finding my Grandfather in Anzio, Italy

In the small town of Anzio, Italy, there is a story written in the sand. The script unfurls across the beachfront; you can read it in the melting cones of gelato, the hot stone...

When Plans aren’t Working, Change the Plans

On a grassy bald more than four hours from civilization, I had an acute realization that this thing I was doing - this is how hikers die. I’d been working in Geneva, Switzerland for two...


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