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Molly Segal meets her online namesake

Admit it - you've looked too. Snooped and surfed the internet for the skinny on your namesake, that other person with a totally different life who shares your name. Molly Segal went a step further.
The two Molly Segals. On the left, Los Angeles' Molly Segal, on the right CBC producer Molly Segal. (Credit: Samara Pearlstein/Devaan Ingraham)

Unless you have a staggeringly unusual moniker, chances are you have namesakes out there, an easy click away. This became clear to Molly Segal a little while ago, when her work started to appear online.

Molly is a journalist with CBC in Halifax. She snooped. And then she did what we many of us think of doing. Here's her story.


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