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Rebecca Long

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JWA blogger, Rebecca Long. Image courtesy of the author.

Rebecca Long is a Southern California native and a 2014 graduate of Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. She moved to Boston in 2015 and currently works as an Assistant Editor at National Geographic Learning. In her spare time, she is a freelancer for publications like Bitch Media and Bust Magazine, a soprano in the intergenerational Yiddish choir, A Besere Velt, a cross-stitcher, and a novice hiker (she just bought hiking boots). You can find her on Twitter at @bex_long.

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Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as Grace and Frankie

Grace and Frankie: Bashert

The popular Netflix show Grace and Frankie gives unique narrative space to a friendship between two women who I would venture to classify as soulmates, bashert. Their relationship, like many of the real-life female friendships I see around me, calls into question the necessity of romance in a meaningful companionship.

Topics: Television

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