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Emily Jane O'Dell

Emily Jane O'Dell teaches at Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, Salon, Christian Science Monitor, NPR, and Huffington Post.  

Health

The elastic girl: Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Emily Jane O'Dell has a rare connective tissue disorder that can cause dislocating joints, rupturing organs and death.