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Hope Jahren
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Describe Hope Jahren's childhood, including her relationship with her parents.

The student should use this question to talk about the lack of demonstrative love in the house, the fact that her mother seemed angry all the time and that they did not communicate. She should also talk about the time spent in her father's science lab, including the effect that time had on her career choice.

Describe the relationship between Jahren and Bill.

They were friends, colleagues, and science partners. The reader should also talk about the voids Jahren and Bill had in their lives, such as his lack of friends and her longing for a loving family, and how their relationship filled at least some of those voids.

What were some of the challenges Jahren faced in her career?

There is a lengthy list of challenges that should be explored, including the stereotype that meant women...

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