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Hailing from central Massachusetts, Amelia studied abroad in Spain and Australia before graduating from Gettysburg College with a history degree. She fled the country for a year to teach English in Madrid before returning to Boston to pursue a masters in history at Simmons University. In her free time Amelia can be found at the beach, training for her next half marathon, or enjoying a Lucy Stone at Democracy Brewing. Cheers!

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Gabi is currently finishing her degree in Linguistics from Northeastern University. Her absolute favorite part about living in Boston is saying hello to dogs wherever she goes! She’s worked with historical documents at a state archives and currently is a brewer for Harpoon Brewery. Gabi loves cider above all. Her current favorites are Stormalong’s Legendary Dry and City Roots Pumpkin Cider. Cheers!

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Paxton Crystal has been leading crawls for Boston Crawling since 2018, so he certainly knows his way around some wild history and good beer! Though he grew up outside of Portland OR, he has called the East Coast his home since moving out here in 2013. He is a regular guide for the Independence Crawl, the Fenway Crawl, and even served as the lead guide for New York Crawling during their grand opening in 2019! His interests include being a grad student at Emerson, Animal Crossing, and taking angsty pictures of his cat Coco. His favorite beer is the Harpoon Flannel Friday, since it tastes great and he loves wearing flannel shirts. Cheers!

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Born and raised in Massachusetts, Julie loves all that Boston has to offer. Julie is a current middle school history teacher who also loves to hit up the local brewery scene. She has lived in the midwest, the Caribbean, and New York City but has always considered Massachusetts the best place to be! In her free time, she enjoys road-tripping, getting up to the White Mountains in New Hampshire, long walks with her dog, and reading a good book.

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Catherine lives in Boston, where she is pursuing degrees in Theatre and History at Northeastern University. She loves talking about history, theater, books, and Boston. When not doing homework or in rehearsals, Catherine can be found relaxing at the beach with a good book. She’s looking forward to trying new beers and drinks, so let her know if you have a recommendation!

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Alex is an actor, director, teaching artist, and beer enthusiast and is thrilled to also Boston Crawling Guide onthat list!  Originally from Kansas, Alex has been living on the East Coast for five years and has loved all of it. He hopes you enjoy your tour!

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Deirdre was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, but moved to Massachusetts in 2015 and has lived there ever since except for that one year she spent exploring Dunblin, Ireleand.  She majored in history at the College of the Holy Cross and more importantly, was named a “pub rat” for her graduating class.

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A born and bred New Englander, Hallie spent four years in Pennsylvania at Gettysburg College, where she majored in Anthropology. She currently resides in Somerville, and, when not leading crawls, she can be found reading sci-fi, singing in a choir, trying new bars and restaurants, and trying not to swear in front of her toddler-aged niece and nephew

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A Massachusetts native, Julia has always loved the Boston’s rich history, and of course the breweries! She graduated from Boston Conservatory in 2019 with a degree in voice performance, and has been acting and singing all over ever since. When she’s not performing or leading Independence Pub Crawls, she’s looking for dogs or cats to pet, reading, listening to her collection of 174 vinyl records, doing puzzles or watching horror movies. She loves meeting crawlers from all over the world and can’t wait to meet you!