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Christine Rappleye
Christine Rappleye is an editor and reporter for the Deseret News, where she works on the features sections, including the Food/Health section and book reviews, and Mormon Times. She previously worked for the Beaumont Enterprise in Southeast Texas as a reporter and editor and did internships at Newsweek in New York City and at The Friend magazine in Salt Lake City. She was born and raised in Southeast Texas and graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a communications degree. She served an LDS mission in the Taiwan Taipei Mission. She tries to take advantage of the "Greatest Snow on Earth" by her attempts to stay upright on skis in the winter and hopes to not kill the plants in her container garden on her balcony in the summer.
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