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Libby Cataldi Libby Cataldi holds a doctorate in education from the University of Pittsburgh and has been an educator all her life. For seventeen years (1987 – 2004) she was the head of The Calverton School, an independent day school in Maryland. Stay Close was published in May, 2009, by St Martin’s Press (NY). Libby lives part of the year in Florence, Italy, where she is a proud member of the Florence Dragon Ladies, a rowing team of breast cancer survivors. She also serves on the Board of the International School of Florence and is a member of the American International League of Women. Dr. Cataldi has been featured on National Public Radio (NPR), Good Morning, Maryland, Fox News Washington, DC, and many others including presentations at the New York Academy of Medicine and Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center in Houston. She and her son Jeff speak to groups about drug addiction and recovery. For more information, visit

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