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Ben Brazil

Ben Brazil is a features writer for TimesOC. He previously covered Huntington Beach for the Daily Pilot. Before joining the Daily Pilot in September 2016, he was a reporter for City News Service, a Southern California-based news service. Brazil earned his bachelor’s degree in anthropology at UC Berkeley. (714) 356-1396
UC Irvine medical study gives hope to Orange County mom with ALS

Lisa Wittenberg can recall with photographic detail each moment her body began to fail. The Trabuco Canyon mother of two was diagnosed with ALS last year.

Orange County's needle exchange awaits state approval for mobile service

After it was forced to shut down by Santa Ana city officials months ago, Orange County’s first and only needle exchange program may return as a mobile service in Santa Ana, Anaheim, Orange and Costa Mesa.

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