Carol Marbin Miller has six long, deep drawers filled with child death cases.

“And each one is as bad as the one before it,” she said in a phone interview with Poynter.

Since the mid-1990s, Marbin Miller has covered Florida’s Department of Children & Families, first at the St. Petersburg Times (before it became the Tampa Bay Times, which Poynter owns.) Marbin Miller picked up that work in 2000 with the Miami Herald. She’s now an investigative reporter.

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