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Claire O'Brien

Originally from California, Claire studied Anthropology at the University of Colorado, spending a year abroad in Sydney, Australia. After attending graduate school in London, she worked on several international projects in Belize and the Balkans. After over a decade working in the forensic sciences, Claire now lives in the Washington, DC-area with her husband and three dogs, where she runs several online businesses and writes for digital publications, including her travel blog, Direct from the District.


Adventure guide: Southwest Virginia


17 unforgettable moments you’ll have on a trip to Virginia

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