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Madeline Carl


Madeline is a tall, lanky person who loves swimming, hiking and singing. She's also an independent filmmaker who loves watching movies. On one of her recent adventures, she even visited all 50 states — in 50 days. The key to her heart?: sunscreen, iced coffee and carbs.

  Recent Work
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Officer's Lawsuit Against Chicago Police Defies "Code of Silence"


Workplaces Are Shifting As A Result Of The #MeToo Movement

Venezuelan immigrants demonstrate in Miami
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Venezuelans Fleeing To The US Join Fastest-Growing Immigrant Community

Alfonso Ribeiro performs "The Carlton" on TV
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Why 'The Carlton' And The 'Milly Rock' Can't Legally Be Copyrighted

Police investigate the scene of a quadruple homicide on the city's Southside.
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Gun Violence In Chicago Communities Part Two

Courtesy of Liyna Anwar's FamilySci/Health

Journalist's Search For Bone Marrow Match Highlights Lack Of Diversity

Police investigate the scene of a quadruple homicide on Chicago's South Side.
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Gun Violence In Chicago's Communities

Parkland shooting survivor Anthony Borges shows scars
Newsy / Sarah GirouxU.S.

The Road To Recovery For Parkland's Humble Hero, Anthony Borges

21 Savage attends the CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund 15th Anniversary Event at Brooklyn Navy Yard on November 5, 2018.
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Here's More About The Visa That Could Help 21 Savage Stay In The US

Doctor reviews patient options

How Doctors' Racial Biases Can Harm Black Patients

Volunteers distribute a lookalike "special edition" of The Washington Post.
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Shutting Out The Noise While Staying In The Know

People hold signs over the 110 freeway in Los Angles as thousands of immigrants and supporters join the Defend DACA movement.
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How Dreamers Feel About Never-Ending Negotiations Of Their Fate

Indiana State Rep. Chris Chyung
Madeline CarlPolitics

This Millennial Is Shaking Things Up In Indiana's State Legislature

Boy dances to Baby Shark'

How Did 'Baby Shark' Swim Its Way to Billboard's Top 100?

Madeline CarlPolitics

This College Student Led Her Own Women's March In Chicago

Image from Jasmine Marie Johnson's Funeral
Newsy / Madeline CarlU.S.

Murders Of Women By Their Partners Could Be Prevented, But Persist

Anthony Bourdain and chef José Andrés
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Chef José Andrés Recalls Taking Anthony Bourdain To His Hometown

Jared Rouben holding a beer
Newsy/Andrew ShaferU.S.

Dream Jobs: Brewmaster

Chef José Andrés handing out meals
World Central KitchenU.S.

Local Ingredients Are Key To Chef José Andrés' Disaster Relief Meals

George H. W. Bush
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Former President George H.W. Bush Has Died

Young Syrian refugee kids in Chicago share a Thanksgiving meal.
Newsy / Ben SchamissoPolitics

Helping Refugee Kids Assimilate One Thanksgiving Dinner At A Time

Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama
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Michelle Obama Signs Books And Packs United Center For 'Becoming' Tour

South Side Diabetes Project Food Tour
Madeline CarlU.S.

How One Community Is Tackling The Diabetes Gap In Its Backyard

David Hogg at March for Our Lives
Getty Images / Mark WilsonPolitics

David Hogg Says Gun Violence Will Bring Young People To The Polls

African-Americans hiding in the swamps of Louisiana in 1873
Library of Congress / William Ludwell SheppardU.S.

Birthright Citizenship Is A Legacy Of Former Slaves

Chicago police line
Andrew Seaman / CC BY-ND 2.0U.S.

A Look At Intersection Of Police Brutality And Disability In The US

Jose Antonio Vargas in front of the Supreme Court
Getty Images / Alex WongPolitics

Jose Antonio Vargas On How The Word 'Illegal' Harms Immigration Debate

Georgia voter stickers lay on a table at C.T. Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Getty Images / Jessica McGowanPolitics

How A 2013 SCOTUS Ruling Is Affecting The Midterms

Former Mayor of New Orleans Mitch Landrieu
Getty Images / Chip SomodevillaPolitics

Mitch Landrieu Has A Message For Voters: 'Show The Hell Up'

Lani Chan handles a Philippine artifact at the Field Museum
Madeline CarlU.S.

Reclaiming The Narrative: Filipino-Americans Co-Curate With Museum