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How Instagram Got Me Published in The New York Times

It’s been quite the wild ride from uploading square-shaped glimpses into my life to getting published in The New York Times. I’m still a little speechless over how all of this happened. 

First, the Instagram Suggested User Feature

I was showing Chris around the Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC in April when I received an email and direct message from Instagram. “Congratulations!” it read. "You are currently featured on Instagram's list of Suggested Users.” I panicked and screamed (poor tourists at the Tidal Basin must have thought I was crazy), since I knew vaguely what this entailed.

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