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Michelle Bates Deakin

UU World senior editor Michelle Bates Deakin is responsible for news coverage in the print and online magazines. She is a member of First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington, Massachusetts, and the author of Social Action Heroes: Unitarian Universalists Who Are Changing the World (Skinner House, 2011) and Gay Marriage, Real Life: 10 Stories of Love and Family (Skinner House, 2006). She was a contributing editor for the magazine from 2006 until 2011, when she joined the staff full time.

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