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Amy Saunders

Writer and editor

Phoenix, AZ

Amy Saunders

Writer, editor, teller and listener of stories
amyksaunders@gmail.com
@amyksaunders

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Life after death

Near-death experiences: five people who returned from death to change their lives.
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Family bonding, the hard way

A mother and daughter repair their relationship through a Girl Scouts troop — in prison.
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Easing others' grief helps temper her own

After her husband's murder in Haiti, Nicolle Bompart keeps fighting for their orphanage.
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The Battle for the Baton

Aspiring Ohio State drum majors train for years toward a goal most won't achieve.
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Program helps nurture young lives

Years after third-graders were offered college scholarships, the experiment comes to fruition.
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Blind trust

Guide dogs and their owners endure 12-hour training days before becoming an inseparable team.
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Amid challenges, ComFest future unclear

A popular festival is challenged by growth and the death of a teenager there.
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Patriotic activist

Rupert Starr stood up to the Nazis but only recently had the courage to celebrate being gay.
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Boy wonder

Gavin George is two people in one: a world-class pianist and a 9-year-old who loves Legos.
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A fishy Fourth

There's nothing that special about Ashville's July 4, except for maybe the fish sandwich.
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Alarmingly thin

Eating disorders, often thought of as a teenage-girl problem, are growing among young children.
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Online insults hard to erase

It can be challenging, if not impossible, to erase damaging information online.
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About

Amy Saunders

I am:
• A content writer and strategist at a software company, the co-owner of a baby gear retailer, a freelance writer and a master multitasker.
• A journalist at heart and in mindset who's passionate about helping people and organizations tell their stories.
• A marketer who knows how to create content that's equally helpful to business objectives and real people.
• The best feature writer in Ohio, according to the Associated Press in 2011 and my mom.
• A lifelong learner who enjoys researching topics I know nothing about.
• A believer that everything in life is either good or a good story.