Caitlin Kelly

At age 50, Caitlin Kelly lost a salaried job at the New York Daily News, so she started working as a sales clerk at The North Face. As a successful freelance writer, she felt burned out by the constant pitching of stories and the lousy pay for those stories. She was restless in the New York City apartment she shared with her well-employed male partner. Kelly had decided against becoming a mother, and no pets shared the apartment.

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