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Maura Ewing is a Brooklyn-based journalist. Her work seeks to uncover important but obfuscated stories about urban poverty and criminal justice. She also likes to write about people fighting the good fight. She is a Western Massachusetts native and a proud graduate of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Her work has been published in The Nation, The Marshall Project, Al Jazeera America (RIP), Pacific Standard and The Atlantic, among other outlets.