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Betsy Carter

Betsy Carter is the author of Swim to Me and The Orange Blossom Special . Her memoir, Nothing to Fall Back On , was a national bestseller. She is a contributing editor for O: The Oprah Magazine and writes for Good Housekeeping , New York , and AARP, among others. Carter formerly served as an editor at Esquire , Newsweek , and Harper's Bazaar , and was the founding editor of New York Woman . She lives in New York City.