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Susannah Cahalan

Susannah Cahalan is a news reporter at the New York Post whose award-winning work has also been featured in The New York Times. She lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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Susannah Cahalan's Month of Madness

Reporter Susannah Cahalan reveals her account of her inexplicable physical and mental breakdown–a medical mystery unraveled by two neurologists studying autoimmune disease; BRAIN ON FIRE.

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. When you want to write well, wake up at 5am.

Q. What was/is your favorite job?

A. Reporting; but being record store clerk wasn't half bad, either.

Q. What is your favorite television show?

A. Charles in Charge. I heart Scott Baio.

Q. What were your previous occupations?

A. Before I was a reporter, I worked at a record store in New Jersey.

Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?

A. Summit High School and Washington University in St. Louis

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