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Louise Kennedy

Louise Kennedy, WBUR’s director of community engagement, joined the station in 2012 after decades as a writer and editor at The Boston Globe. She has written about theater, movies, books, urban development and family life – or, in a word, drama.

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You Named Your Baby What?

By Louise Kennedy

A Tennessee judge has ordered a baby’s name to be changed from “Messiah” to “Martin.” Naturally, this leads me to reflect on my own experiences naming my two children.