Rachel James is the Places Editor in Chief of the Atlas Obscura, a fearless wrangler of the compendium who then spreads the wonder across the land through social media channels. In her off hours, she likes to travel, nosily explore every crevice and corner of whatever city she's in, and voraciously study the infinitely appealing subjects of plant identification, 18th and 19th century American history, plagues & diseases, mental illness, fringe groups, conspiracy theories, and crime & punishment. She collects books, pressed leaves, and cool things she finds on the ground. She carries an endless passion for the desert that is rivaled only by her adoration of the sea.
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