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Lauren Bettenga

Lauren Bettenga is a contributing writer for Reader’s Digest covering Culture, Advice, Travel and Home Improvement. Her work has also been published in Country Living, The Pioneer Woman and Business Insider, among other outlets. She earned a BA in Journalism from the University of Minnesota and is a graduate of the NYU Summer Publishing Institute.
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14 Winter Survival Tips from the Coldest Parts of the Country

How to brave (and enjoy!) the bitter cold at its worst—from those who know it best.