Mariel Chance — Short Bio

Mariel Chance has a Master’s Degree in Sociology and is hoping to be accepted into an MSW program in Boston. She has been an active participant with the Proxy Project for the past two years, researching Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy and the “Troubled Teen Industry.”


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