Anna Moyer

About Anna Moyer

Anna Moyer is a Ph.D. candidate in the human genetics program, where she studies brain development in Down syndrome. She enjoys knitting, drinking tea, and watching the Food Network with her cat, Matilda.

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The Great Baltimore Ice Cream Crawl: Living in the Golden Age of Frozen Dairy

The Great Baltimore Ice Cream Crawl: Living in the Golden Age of Frozen Dairy

Nothing spells summer in Baltimore like the smell of hot asphalt, the sulfurous haze of backyard fireworks and the sweet siren’s call of a faraway ice cream truck. But if the weather’s heating up and you’re feeling down, take a day to get outside, explore the city and experience its thriving frozen dairy dessert scene(...)

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The Beautiful Epiphyte

The Beautiful Epiphyte

“We often use illness to disparage a way of being, and identity to validate that same way of being. This is a false dichotomy … Many conditions are both illness and identity, but we can see one only when we obscure the other.” Andrew Solomon’s Far from the Tree Elena Schwartz was born with rosehips(...)

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Things My Brother Sam Can’t Talk About

Things My Brother Sam Can’t Talk About

Photo credit: Kelly Valeri When my younger brother, Sam, was 14 years old, he went outside, stripped to his white, Fruit of the Loom underwear, tipped over a plastic wagon and yelled, “Uh-oh!” He was re-enacting a scene from the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, though no one in my family knew it(...)

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