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Freedman, Jessica B(lackman) 1954(?)-2002

FREEDMAN, Jessica B(lackman) 1954(?)-2002

PERSONAL: Born c. 1954; died of congestive heart failure July 20, 2002, in Alexandria, VA; daughter of Norman S. Blackman; married Bruce Freedman. Education: Syracuse University, master's degree; Western New England College, J.D.; doctoral study at American University. Religion: Jewish.

CAREER: Advice columnist with twin sister, Alison Blackman Dunham, as "The Advice Sisters." Legislative assistant in Washington, DC, late 1970s; freelance writer and editor, beginning mid-1980s. Northern Virginia Community College, adjunct professor of writing and literature for twelve years; also adjunct professor at American University and George Mason University.


(With Alison Blackman Dunham) Recruiting Love: Using the Business Skills You Have to Find the Love You Want, Cyclone Books (Los Angeles, CA), 1998.

Author of several e-books. Creator of a five-part audio tape series "Making New Connections." Editor and ghostwriter of speeches and film scripts. Contributor to periodicals.



Advice Sisters—Relationship Tools for Winners Web site, (January 2, 2003).



Washington Post, July 28, 2002, p. C6.*

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