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Lisbeth Zornig Andersen author biography, plus links to books by Lisbeth Zornig Andersen.

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Lisbeth Zornig Andersen

Lisbeth Zornig Andersen is a former children's ombudsman in Denmark and the author of the bestselling memoir Anger Is My Middle Name, her first work to be translated into English. Already well known in Denmark for her advocacy and for My Childhood in Hell, a documentary detailing her early years, Lisbeth received global recognition in 2015 when she was charged and later sentenced for picking up a family of Syrian refugees in her car. This simple act of charity earned coverage in such publications as the Washington Post, Le Monde, the Guardian, and the Huffington Post and on air at the BBC and Al Jazeera, igniting an international debate about the ethics and legality of humanitarian aid. Lisbeth has also founded her own advisory consultancy and charitable foundation, where she continues her socially centered work.

This biography was last updated on 03/01/2020.

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