Anchor of the Inspired Life blog Education: University of Florida, BS in journalism
Allison Klein has been a reporter at The Washington Post since 2004, with a hiatus from 2013 to 2017. She anchors the Inspired Life blog, writing about people who beat the odds and otherwise inspire humanity. She spent many years covering crime, policing and police policy. Previously, she worked at the Baltimore Sun and the Miami Herald.
Maria Valles Vda De Bonilla is not registered to vote in Virginia, so she didn’t get to cast a ballot. But when you become a citizen at age 106, you’re an optimist. “Next time,” she said, speaking in Spanish. “God willing.”