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Seated at the front of the cockpit, I somehow survived a loop in a vintage T6 fighter-trainer plane in Central Fla.

Since I graduated from Boston College in 1990, I've handled a variety of writing assignments, from news and feature writing to public relations, marketing, advertising and Web writing.

What follows is a broad -- but brief -- selection of writing samples, organized by client.

Boston Herald:
FSR takes folks on sentimental journey
Real magic takes place outside Disney's walls
Crescent J Ranch offers glimpse of 'Real Florida'

Northeastern University Voice:
Aggressive research on steroids
Curry's favorite commencement, 1st version
Curry's favorite commencement, 2nd version
Martin looks forward to life after NU

River Farms Development:
Country Elegance Ad Copy
Country Elegance Brochure Copy

NStar:
Web copy: Commercial & Industrial Electric Energy Efficiency Programs

BJ's Journal (Member publication of BJ's Wholesale Club):
Celtics great Bill Russell rules . . . both on and off the court
Lifestyles of the future: A look at life in 2027

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:
Levine proves there is life after cancer
Webcast puts spotlight on lung surgery

Dana-Farber Marathon Challengers smile as they work

Boston Baseball 1999 All-Star Game Magazine
1933 "Game of the Century" gives birth to Major League Baseball All-Star Game

New England Sport Magazine
Patriots find that Parcells is one Bill worth paying

AAA Horizons
Living history on the USS Salem
A spirited tour of Boston
Forest Hills Cemetery offers stories behind the stones
Visitors find open-air museum at Forest Hills Cemetery
Salem ghost hunter leaves guests spellbound
New Bedford once a major hub on Underground Railroad
St. Croix's irresistible trade winds captivate visitors
Salem's haunted hearse tours prove a grave undertaking
Innovation Odyssey explores four centuries of unconventional thought

Palm, Inc.
Palm shows promise as a parent: A profile of Palm's Mergers and Acquisitions Department
Palm Customer Service, IT departments embark on Homeric software odyssey
Palm Must-See E-mail: Sampling of typical daily e-mail compiled for Palm staff

Bentley College
Bottom Line Newsletter: Hans Thamhain is an ironman in, out of the classroom
Bottom Line Newsletter: Terry McGovern's retirement leaves big void at college
Bottom Line Newsletter: ICE program helps students dive into foreign waters

BA Consulting Group
BA Consulting Group direct-mail/ad copy
BA Consulting Group name change press release