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Abigail Pesta

Abigail Pesta is an award-winning journalist and author who has lived and worked around the world, including New York, London, and Hong Kong. She is the coauthor of How Dare the Sun Rise, a memoir of a young woman’s phenomenal escape from a childhood massacre in Africa and her journey to a new life in America. Her investigative and feature reporting has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, NBC News, the New York Times, New York Magazine, Marie Claire, The Atlantic, Glamour, Newsweek, and The Daily Beast. Her investigative report on the “honor killing” of a young woman in Arizona was adapted into an episode of 48 Hours on CBS News, as well as an episode of Forbidden on Investigation Discovery, featuring interviews with Abby discussing her findings. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
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