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Mattea Kramer

Mattea Kramer

Mattea Kramer writes on a wide range of topics, from military policy to love and loss. She blogs at This Life After Loss. Follow her on Twitter: @MatteaKramer.

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Mattea Kramer

Mattea Kramer

Mattea Kramer writes on a wide range of topics, from military policy to love and loss. She blogs at This Life After Loss. Follow her on Twitter: @MatteaKramer.

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