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As a reporter, Lee Rood is normally the person behind the story. But when she became the story, she confronted truths about her industry and herself in ways she never imagined.
From the event: Busted
Lee Rood has been a reporter and editor at the Register for 21 years. In 2012, she created The Reader's Watchdog to help Iowans find answers and seek accountability from government organizations, businesses and nonprofits. Lee wants her obituary to say she walked every Des Moines neighborhood, visited every state and collected sand from more than 200 beaches worldwide.