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Samantha Stewart Portfolio

Samantha Stewart is a long-form feature writer specializing in travel, international & investigative reporting,  in-depth profiles, sports, and insightful story-telling. Her sense of humor and humanity infuse all of her work. She currently resides in New York City with her two fur babies and plenty of new story ideas. To supplement the kibble budget she is a practicing civil litigation attorney (although she considers this more her 'secret cover identity,' like Diana Prince). Her true super powers are with pen on paper. 


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TECH & SCIENCE: Ghana's Digital Dump

On the outskirts of Accra lies the Agbogbloshie slum—one of Ghana’s largest electronics-waste dumps. Amid black smoke and the stench of burning plastic, a mountain of abandoned motherboards, computer monitors, and hard drives litters the landscape. It is no wonder the locals call it “Sodom and Gomorrah.” Behind this apocalytic scene is the best of intentions gone awry. For decades, Western countries have been donating computers to West Africa with the hope of pushing the developing world into t

HEALTH INVESTIGATION: 'CANCER DRUG TAMOXIFEN: WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW CAN KILL YOU'

The ‘risk versus the benefit’ of taking Tamoxifen has been largely debated in the scientific community since it was initially approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1977 to treat late-stage breast cancer. But that same scientific community had long known that the drug can have severe side effects, such as aggressive endometrial and liver cancer to name a few.
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