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Author: Bobbi Dempsey

Bobbi Dempsey is a writer whose credits include the New York Times, USA Today, the Guardian, Slate, Playboy, and others. She is a communications fellow at Community Change, and author of Degrees of Desperation: The Working-Class Struggle to Pay for College.

Co-published with HuffPost. We need to support Sesame Street to ensure the show is available to all children, especially for kids from backgrounds like mine, or …

Co-published with Curbed. Officially, entire chunks of my childhood don’t exist.

Co-published with The Guardian. Oreo and Mitzi were sick but since we couldn’t pay thousands of dollars immediately, we couldn’t get the care they needed.

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