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Mary Jo Anderson is on the editorial board of Voices (the journal of Women for Faith and Family) and a contributing correspondent to WorldNetDaily.com. She is also the co-author of Male and Female He Created Them: Some Questions and Answers on Marriage and Same-Sex Unions (published by Catholic Answers). She lives with her husband in Orlando, Florida.

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