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Todd DeFeo

Todd DeFeo is a writer, marketer and wanderer. The New Jersey native and Atlanta resident works in the public relations sector and previously worked for several newspapers in Georgia and Tennessee. He has written for a number of online publications and views writing as an excuse to explore the world, whether it’s down the street or on another continent.

Follow Todd on Twitter and check out his blog, The Travel Trolley.

You can email him at todd.defeo@thetraveltrolley.com.


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