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Lois M. Collins
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Attended University of Utah
Lives in Salt Lake City
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Mean wears an innocent face sometimes.
It's just a little thing, a dad and his daughter enjoying a day at the movie. ... They're playing with each other by thumping the chair in front of them with their feet, whispering and giggling as the
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Showing up in strange places.
A third of American children are growing up in homes without their biological fathers.
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Mental illness thrives on silence, so let's make some noise.
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I've been told these are the things that matter to a child's future.
Experts on family often express a wishlist for what children should learn. It includes topics like media literacy, relationship IQ and emotional intelligence.
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Dying wishes are part of the casual conversation at my house, like tales of the circus my mom put together as a kid. Everyone knows the story — and can laugh and cry their way through it togethe
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You don't have to be their mother to dream big for children. Former teacher and missionary Mary Eckert believed that children in mountain villages of Ecuador deserved more than a sixth-grade education
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Project we wrote with The Atlantic.
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When I tackled the topic of loneliness as a 2013 National Health Journalism Fellowship project, I honestly didn't think it would be hard to find...
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Write. And spell.
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  • Deseret News
    reporter/columnist, present
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Dad said I have a refined sense of the ridiculous.
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I'm a tater tot, raised in Idaho Falls, who has lived in Utah for 35 years. I write for a living and read for pleasure.
I am also a wife and mother of two girls, Jenifer and Alyson.
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Jumped from a plane for a story. "Chicken Little Takes a Flying Leap." Two-time winner of a national Sigma Delta Chi award.
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  • University of Utah
    Communications
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