Ali grew up in Auburn, AL which is home to Austian Economics think tank, The Ludwig Von Mises Institute. Her sister who was involved with the think tank and AU Libertarians was a major influence on Ali's conversion from liberal to liberty-lover. She began listening to FTL after high school when the dream to escape to Keene for liberty began. She made the move after Porcfest 2011, and has since been involved in several liberty-based media projects. Her blog is

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