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Melissa Hoagland

Melissa Hoagland was born in York, PA, moved to Allentown PA as a teenager and attended Dickinson College, where she and Guy met, and then Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Anatomic Pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital before joining the Pathology faculty at Penn State's Milton S. Hershey School of Medicine. After becoming a stay-at-home mom, homeschooling 4 children, and community activist, she served as chief navigator and education coordinator during her family's extended RV travels. Melissa is now a writer and activist with a focus on climate change mitigation and earth stewardship, having completed Stanford's Online Certificate Program in Creative Nonfiction in 2013. Her hobbies include reading, writing, yoga, and hiking.

March 18, 2023

E127 Retire in Asheville, NC

Guy and Melissa Hoagland desired to retire to an environmentally sustainable place with a temperate climate, a college/university, and to be in a city, but not a big city. The couple landed in Asheville, NC, a place with all...

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