Helen Thorpe





Helen Thorpe

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Helen Thorpe is a freelance journalist whose magazine stories have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, New York , George, Westword, and 5280.

Born in London, she grew up in Medford, New Jersey. She has worked as a staff writer for The New York Observer; The New Yorker, where she wrote “Talk of the Town” stories; and Texas Monthly. She has also produced radio stories that have aired on This American Life and Soundprint.

Thorpe is married to John Hickenlooper, the mayor of Denver, and they have one son. She currently serves on the boards of two non-profit organizations that focus on ensuring the success of all child
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“a sense of shocked recognition that the wars were incomprehensible to most Americans.”
Helen Thorpe, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War

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