Emily Belz

Emily reports for WORLD Magazine from New York City. Follow Emily on Twitter @emlybelz.

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A branch from the vine

Missions | One of the few cardiothoracic surgeons in Africa receives a medical missions prize from a New York philanthropist
by Emily Belz
Posted 1/23/18, 03:01 pm

A New York moment: 

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Maternal instincts

Movie | In the dark comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, a small town is roiled by a mother’s determination to avenge her daughter’s death
by Emily Belz
Posted 1/18/18, 01:33 pm

This year’s Golden Globe winner for best motion picture in the drama category, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, is now also an Oscar contender. The small-budget film from Irish writer/director Martin McDonagh tells the fictional story of vengeance-minded Mildred (Frances McDormand), whose teenage daughter was raped and killed in the small Missouri town. The local police force hasn’t made any arrests after seven months, so Mildred rents space on three billboards calling the police chief (Woody Harrelson) to the mat.

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That glowing feeling

Health | Dodging radiation scanners in Grand Central Terminal
by Emily Belz
Posted 1/17/18, 02:44 pm

A New York moment:

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