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How Reporting On Refugees Helped Shape One Journalist's Views On Immigration

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Author Helen Thorpe will discuss what it means to "Be American" at the Woman’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati's Annual National Speaker Forum April 3.";

Helen Thorpe is a journalist and the author of three books, Just Like Us, Soldier Girls, and The Newcomers. Her narrative nonfiction documents the lives of immigrants, refugees and veterans of foreign conflicts.

Thorpe will be in town April 3 for the Woman’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati's 35th Annual National Speaker Forum, and she recently spoke with Cincinnati Edition about her work, and how it has shaped her perspective on immigration.

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Michael Monks brings a broad range of experience to WVXU-FM as the host of Cincinnati Edition, Cincinnati Public Radio's weekday news and information talk show.