Zac Unger

Zac Unger is an Oakland, Calif.-based freelance writer, firefighter, and paramedic. His book Working Fire began as an article for Slate.

Dispatches
July 29 2010 6:50 AMWhat a DumpCould Ariel Sharon's most enduring legacy be Tel Aviv's massive landfill?
Dispatches
Oct. 23 2001 5:26 PMDo Nut Panic 
Diary
Jan. 13 2003 5:25 PMOut of the Woods but Not Yet HomePercy's gone from under 2 pounds to 6 and a half, but she still stops breathing a few times a day.
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