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Ingrid Ricks is the author of Hippie Boy: A Girl's Story, a New York Times memoir bestseller. Her essays and stories have been featured on Salon and NPR. Along with writing, she is passionate about leveraging the new world of digital publishing to give teens a voice. Using Hippie Boy as a catalyst, she recently cofounded WeAreAbsolutelyNotOkay.org, a nationally recognized program that empowers teens by helping them to write and publish their personal stories.