Jennifer Latson

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A former newspaper reporter with an MFA in creative nonfiction writing, Latson is a contributing book critic for the Boston Globe and a staff editor for Rice Business Wisdom, the online ideas magazine for Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business in Houston.

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You could call it being an extreme extrovert -- people who are always excited to hug strangers and or strike up conversations with everyone they meet.

The dangers of unconditional love

You could call it being an extreme extrovert -- people who are always excited to hug strangers and or strike up conversations with everyone they meet.

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