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Leah Furman

Leah Furman

Freelance copywriter | Chanel

We say Illinois, Leah Furman says ... mocha bianca.

“When I think about my days at the University of Illinois, Espresso Royale is always front and center,” the former psychology major says from New York, where she’s a freelance copywriter (for Chanel) and author/celebrity ghostwriter (30-plus titles to her credit).

“I must have spent half of 1994 in this coffee shop, cramming for tests, drinking mocha biancas and feeling very intellectual.”