Julie Walsh and Abigail Benjamin discuss the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the importance of good-hearted political debate and being willing to dissent from your peers, and Abigail’s experience of running for public office for the first time.
Abigail Benjamin is a lay Carmelite, a Catholic wife of 20 years, and a homeschooling mom to seven kids ages 17 to 2. She is an environmental and real estate lawyer in her small hometown in Central West Virginia. This year she ran for public office for the first time.
Abigail is working on her first novel, "Thin Lines" as part of a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at West Virginia Wesleyan College. She graduated with honors from Smith College and the University of Wisconsin Law School.
You can learn more about Abigail at her website: http://www.abigaillawoffice.com/
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