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Goats and Soda

The Brother Went To Fight Ebola. So Did His Sister. Mom Was 'A Wreck'

He's an epidemiologist. She's a nurse. And both of them felt compelled to head off to West Africa to battle the virus.

Julissa Arce's tourist visa expired when she was 14. She excelled in high school, college and at Goldman Sachs for years before she finally became a U.S. citizen. Morrigan McCarthy for ELLE.com/Courtesy Julissa Arce hide caption

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A Standout Student, A Star At Goldman Sachs — And Undocumented

Julissa Arce was a stellar student and an even better financial analyst, but she was scared to go to work every day. "Maybe today's the day someone's going to find out," she feared.

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Author Interviews

For An Author In India's Capital, 'Hope, In Many Ways, Is Fiction'

In his novel She Will Build Him a City, Raj Kamal Jha weaves the reality he sees as a journalist in New Delhi — where many gravitate looking for a better future — into a fictional, magical world.

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