Rebecca Mead

staff writer for the New Yorker

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REBECCA MEAD is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of My Life in Middlemarch and One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding.  She lives in Brooklyn.

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Imagine a theme park with no rides or games. Instead of imagining themselves as princesses or pirates, children pretend that they’re … adults.

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