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Teri Hein grew up on a wheat farm in eastern Washington, where her great-grandparents originally homesteaded. In the years since she left home for college, she has led an adventurous life -- teaching abroad, rafting the Grand Canyon, traveling to northweatern Pakistan to learn firsthand about the plight of Afgani women refugees, doing research in the Amazon Jungle, and hiking above the Arctic Circle. She has received awards for her teaching, as well as a Fulbright Scholarship. She was a founding member and teacher of The Hutch School, an innovative program for children who are undergoing cancer treatment at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She is also the Founding Executive Director of 826 Seattle which was awarded the National Youth Arts and Humanities award.