Debra Austin

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Debra Austin is a former obstetrician who closed her practice to pursue writing full time. In addition to obtaining a degree in physics, she has cultivated a rich, extensive self-taught education in paleo-anthropology. She lives in California with her family.

Photo Credit: Jessica Verma

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Daughter of Kura

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. It's all random.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Taste, texture, speed of cooking.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I most regret unnecessary suffering in Darfur.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Inside a hummingbird's nest.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. the Leewit

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