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Lauren Van Schaik Smith

Lauren Van Schaik Smith

Lauren Van Schaik Smith is a graduate student in history with a concentration in disability studies (and a family history of Parkinson's Disease). Her writing has appeared in Philadelphia Weekly, The A.V. Club, and Fuselit.

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Lauren Van Schaik Smith

Lauren Van Schaik Smith

Lauren Van Schaik Smith is a graduate student in history with a concentration in disability studies (and a family history of Parkinson's Disease). Her writing has appeared in Philadelphia Weekly, The A.V. Club, and Fuselit.

Other articles by this author