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.

Feminine touch

Politics | A campaign stop in battleground South Carolina shows Hillary Clinton grappling with how to play the 'woman card'-and how not to play it
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/03/07, 12:00 am

COLUMBIA, S.C.- During her husband's first presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton infamously proclaimed that she pursued a career instead of staying home and baking cookies. Late last month, during the first Southern stop in her own presidential campaign, the New York senator reminisced about her childhood and quoted lyrics to a Girl Scout song.

What a difference a presidential bid makes.

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Slavery at your door

Cover story | Human trafficking in the United States preys on often helpless victims in surprisingly bucolic settings
by Jamie Dean
Posted 2/24/07, 12:00 am

HIGH POINT, N.C.- On a sleepy street corner in the small town of High Point, N.C., customers shuffle into the Oak Hollow Thrift Store, sifting through used household items and secondhand clothes in a town best known for its furniture manufacturing. Next door, in a small, windowless office, Mark Kadel talks about a lesser-known commodity traded in the Southeast: human lives.

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Surge protection

Iraq | A new commander and thousands of new U.S.
by Jamie Dean
Posted 2/17/07, 12:00 am

Inside one of Saddam Hussein's former palaces, now in the American-controlled Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraqi Lt. Gen. Abboud Gambar is preparing for a monumental task: taking control of a war-torn capital that has become one of the most dangerous places in the world.

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