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Lyn Hill


Lyn Hill was born and raised in New York City. Both of her parents were German Jewish refugees, who emigrated to the United States in the 1930s. She attended college in New York City, receiving a B.A. in communication arts and sciences from Queens College and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She worked as a costume designer, theatre educator and historian, and hospital administrator.