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Two years ago, domestic workers in Houston, Texas, took part in the first national survey documenting the conditions they face on the job. The experience — a process of shedding light on the often isolating and invisible world of domestic work — was so moving that Houston workers decided they didn’t want to stop there. Instead, they decided it was time to put their personal stories to paper.

By Kim Krisberg I’ve had this conversation more times than I can count. You’re a reporter? What do you write about? Public health. (Blank stare.) Oh. What’s public health? Is that like universal health care or something? How do you describe public health? It’s a tricky question. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines public health as the…