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Bethany Kandel

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Bethany Kandel is an experienced New York City writer, editor and author who writes about parenting, health, fitness, education, travel and many other subjects. She loves looking for the off-beat, whether it’s an unusual museum or a person doing something unique.

As a breast cancer survivor, she specializes in writing about the subject, focusing on profiles of those fighting the disease and all the services, help and support that is available to them. She is the founder of, a website that links breast cancer patients/survivors to hundreds of free items and resources, including retreats, wigs, scholarships, exercise classes, prosthetics, magazines, support groups and much more.

Bethany is a former New York City news reporter for USA Today, the Associated Press, and the New York Daily News. Her freelance articles have appeared in dozens of publications including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Weekend, Parenting, Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day and Travel & Leisure.

Bethany is also the author of several books including the parenting resource book, The Expert Parent: Everything You Need to Know From All the Experts in the Know (Pocket Books), and an educational children's book, Trevor's Story: Growing Up Biracial (Lerner). She is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

She lives in New York City with her husband and two sons.

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