Jamie Dean

Jamie is national editor of WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously worked for the Charlotte World. Jamie has covered politics, disasters, religion, and more for WORLD. She resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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‘Shaken, but not broken’

Terrorism | Christians in Sri Lanka reel from Easter attacks that underscored the reach of global terror 
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/25/19, 12:52 pm

Six days after a massive fire blazed through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, a gang of suicide bombers tore through Easter morning worship services in three churches on the South Asian island of Sri Lanka.

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Georgia on my mind

News analysis | A Southern state’s April travails and triumphs signal a stormy start to spring
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/11/19, 01:05 pm

Like many spots in the South, springtime in Georgia sings: The azaleas bloom, the dogwoods burst, and the acres of sprawling peach orchards stand hopeful against the threat of a late-spring freeze.

But as springtime unfurled in early April, a few other threats stalked the Peach State. They didn’t come from the cast of faux zombies filming The Walking Dead in the small town of Senoia, Ga., but they did come from another set of performers.

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Transgender tide

Transgenderism | A professor at the University of Louisville says he lost his job for advising parents to help their children embrace their birth sex
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/08/19, 05:09 pm

A little over two years ago, I wrote an article about the growing push to affirm transgenderism in children and teenagers. National Geographic had just published an issue praising the movement, and featured a cover photo of a 9-year-old boy dressed like a girl.

Ken Zucker, a secular psychologist in Canada, had recently lost his longtime position at a mental health center in Toronto for suggesting parents should try to help confused children become secure with their birth sex.

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