Chasten Glezman Buttigieg is a teacher, author, advocate, and the husband of former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. He received his bachelor’s degree in theater from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, and his master’s in education from DePaul University. His books, I Have Something to Tell You and the newly rewritten version for young adults, were instant New York Times bestsellers. Chasten lives in Northern Michigan with Pete, their twins, Penelope and Gus, and their rescue puggle, Buddy.

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