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Amy Goodpaster Strebe first became interested in Russian history while attending Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in the late 1980s. She visited the Soviet Union in 1990, while studying in London, and was hooked. After graduating from LMU in 1991, Amy went on to pursue a career in journalism. She worked as an editor and reporter at several newspapers while also writing freelance articles. She ia an avid collector of books on Russia. She and her husband Gary - a rescue swimmer in the U.S. Coast Guard - live in Mountain View, California with their daughter.