Joined: Jan 22, 2020
Kerry Wolfe has been a staff editor at Mental Floss since 2020, focusing on the history and travel verticals. She was previously a Places Editor at Atlas Obscura, where she covered offbeat travel. Outside of work, you'll either find her at the barn with her horse, hiking in the woods, or attempting to learn everything she can about her local wildlife.
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