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Michele Shapiro

Michele Shapiro writes about travel, wellness and celebrity culture for AARP, Fodors.com, Hamptons Purist and others. She is the former Entertainment Director for Self, Glamour, and Seventeen Magazines, and recently founded Root Words, Inc., a boutique content agency for lifestyle brands. Her daughter is a freshman at Occidental College.

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