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Bio: Rachel is the local editor for Woodbridge Patch and Lake Ridge - Occoquan Patch. Originally from Northeast Ohio, she's lived in Northern Virginia for the past five years. Before working with Patch, she served as the town government reporter and the religion writer for the Loudoun Times-Mirror and wrote entertainment content for the Indie Magazine. Rachel receives her greatest satisfaction in allowing people to tell their own stories. When she pries herself away from her work, she enjoys finding new music, eating flatbread pizza, and geeking out over webcomics, science fiction novels, and Doctor Who.
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I'm a registered Democrat, but I base my votes on issues, not political parties. I tend to lean libertarian.
I am a Christian, and currently attend an Episcopal church.