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Rachel is a writer and Emmy-nominated producer in Brooklyn, NY. She has produced documentary series for outlets including PBS, FX, and the Sundance Channel, on subjects ranging from cold weather organic farming to rebuilding New Orleans in the wake of Katrina. She is also an award-winning independent filmmaker who has screened her short films internationally. She enjoys writing OpEds and personal essays.
(8 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 15, 2009 Can't Stop Crying Over You
A humorous, heartfelt essay, leading up to Inauguration, about my inability to stop crying over Barack Obama -- from his profound 2004 speech to his historic win. Ends with a reality check about the emotional struggles we all face as he enters the White House, and the ways in which our strength will be tested during these challenging times.