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The chameleon was a one-time thing. Probably. My name is Alaina Johns. I'm a freelance writer and editor based in Philadelphia, PA.  

 

 

On making a new home after divorce

On making a new home after divorce

Published on May 14, 2018 with CityWide Stories.

After I left an abusive seven-year marriage with $200 in my checking account and struggled for months towards a settlement, he kept the house, the car, the appliances, and almost all of the furniture. I got some cash, my clothes, my personal possessions, and my library. He refused to pay the postage to mail my engagement and wedding rings to my new address.

After a transitional stay with a generous family member, I prepared to move into a new place. There were a lot of things I didn’t have. Read more.

The (very) first Pennsylvanians

The (very) first Pennsylvanians

Playing for keeps in Reading

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