Why One Artist Spends Her Winters Alone On A New England Island

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Alexandra de Steiguer looks out from Star Island toward the White Island Lighthouse. (Courtesy of de Steiguer)
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Photographer and sailor Alexandra de Steiguer has spent the last 19 years as winter caretaker of Star Island, a summer retreat off the coast of New Hampshire and Maine.

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti talks with de Steiguer about the challenges of spending the entire winter alone on a deserted island, and how it helps her as an artist.

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