Sophia Lee

Sophia is a features reporter for WORLD Magazine. She graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in print journalism and East Asian language and culture. She lives in Los Angeles with her cat, Shalom. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

Love life, outsourced

Relationships | As modern dating fails them, some singles are turning to professional matchmakers
by Sophia Lee
Posted 9/13/18, 12:18 pm

Adelle Kelleher once had trouble staying home at night. She was approaching her mid-30s, listening to her internal clock tick away with each unsuccessful date. On evenings when she decided to ditch the bar for her couch, she felt more anxious than relaxed: What if tonight was the night she would have met the one?

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Reporting on suffering

Faith & Inspiration | Writing regularly about pain and tragedy has shown me how God’s children walk by faith through valleys
by Sophia Lee
Posted 9/12/18, 08:58 am

A couple of weeks ago I was at a dinner meeting with a group of businessmen and their wives. We asked each other what we do for a living, and I told them I’m a journalist. 

“So what are you working on these days?” they asked. I answered that I was working on a story about sexual abuse. 

Eyes widened: “Wow. What other stories have you worked on?” 

“Well,” I said, “a while ago I wrote an article on spousal abuse, and soon I’ll be writing a story about suicide and another story on male victims of domestic abuse.” 

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Out in the light

Sexual Abuse | Why expose the church’s most shameful sins?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 9/07/18, 02:59 pm

Last week, WORLD Magazine published an investigative report on sexual abuse in Protestant churches, a three-part special section showing the problem’s severity and prevalence even within evangelical circles.

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