I Thought I Was A C.J. Cregg But Really I’m A Quark

One woman I know got Joey Lucas from “The West Wing,” the calm, clever and capable political pollster played by Marlee Matlin.

Another got Lisa Simpson, poster child of every girl who grew up unafraid to stand up for what she believed in (and almost definitely smarter than most of the adults in whatever room she was in).

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Emily F. Popek, a school communications professional and freelance journalist, lives in upstate New York with her family.

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Emily Popek

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Emily F. Popek, a school communications professional and freelance journalist, lives in upstate New York with her family.

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