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Margarita Gokun Silver

Margarita Gokun Silver has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic and the BBC, among others. She's the author of "I Named My Dog Pushkin," a memoir-in-essays about growing up in the USSR and immigrating to the U.S. You can follow her writing on her Substack here.

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Paying Twice for Half of My Late Husband’s Pension

I gave up my career to support my husband’s work in the Foreign Service. When he died, I realized my sacrifice didn’t count
May 17, 2024
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