Melissa Henriquez

is a red-headed Jew from Jersey who married a wonderful dark-haired Catholic guy from El Salvador. They met in college, endured several years of long-distance love, married in 2006 and now live in Texas with their two wonderful children: Maya (9) and Ben (6). By day, she is a senior copywriter at a global med-tech company, and by night she blogs at Let There Be Light (est. 2008). In addition to being a frequent contributor at, Melissa's writing has been featured on and The Huffington Post.

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