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Dorothy Fortenberry

Dorothy Fortenberry
Dorothy Fortenberry is a playwright who lives in Los Angeles.

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Five Studies

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What to Accept When You’re Expecting

Do we need to be scaring pregnant women so much?

Culture Essays

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It Gets Better, Y’all

If the South is really such a backward place, why is it so in love with Brad Paisley?

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Your Brain Decides Whether to Trust Someone in Milliseconds

We can determine trustworthiness even when we’re only subliminally aware of the other person.

Young, Undocumented, and Invisible

While young migrant workers struggle under poor working conditions, U.S. policy has done little to help.

Education, Interrupted

When it comes to educational access, young Syrian refugees are becoming a “lost generation.”

No, Smartphone-Loss Anxiety Disorder Isn’t Real

But people are anxious about losing their phones, even if they don’t do much to protect them.

Being a Couch Potato: Not So Bad After All?

For those who feel guilty about watching TV, a new study provides redemption.

The Big One

One third of the United States federal budget for fighting wildfires goes toward one percent of such fires. September/October 2014 big-one-fires-final

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