Jaime Lowe

Journalist, author of “Breathing Fire: Female Inmate Firefighters on the Front Lines of California's Wildfires”

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Journalist, author of “Breathing Fire: Female Inmate Firefighters on the Front Lines of California's Wildfires”

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Nearly a third of the crews fighting wildfires in California are serving time in jails and prisons.

Nearly a third of California’s firefighters are incarcerated. Jaime Lowe’s new book highlights their stories

Nearly a third of the crews fighting wildfires in California are serving time in jails and prisons.

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Jaime Lowe grew up in Los Angeles. She first lost her mind, as she describes it, when she was in high school. But she says lithium saved her.

Living with mental illness and the history of Lithium

Jaime Lowe grew up in Los Angeles. She first lost her mind, as she describes it, when she was in high school. But she says lithium saved her.

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