'The Hidden Lives of Nuns'

They live a life of contemplation and activism, seclusion and involvement. In the new book Unveiled: The Hidden Lives of Nuns, author Cheryl Reed explores what it means to be a nun in the United States. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with Reed about the traditional appeal and uncertain future of Catholic sisterhood.

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Cheryl Reed
*Author, Unveiled: The Hidden Lives of Nuns (Berkley, 2004) *Chicago Sun-Times reporter

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