Mara Giles


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Mara D. Giles has her educational background in philosophy and cultural anthropology. Her interests range from issues of cultural diversity to ethics to education. She uses writing to help continue to open the space for social and cultural dialogue. Mara is a member of the Nebraska Writers Guild and lives in southeast Nebraska with her husband and daughter.

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