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Introducing Barred Owl Press

A media company dedicated to empowering patients

A Tallahassee, Florida-based health reporter and cancer survivor, Alexandra Glorioso created Barred Owl Press in 2020 to focus journalism on the patient.

We are the patient club, online.

As part of our business model, we give away original health reporting and essays, and sell products.


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We sell clothes, not words

Fashion + free original health essays and journalism

Sweatshirt, Hoodie, Cropped: Original

Sweatshirt, Hoodie, Cropped: Original


You'll be cuter than Jenny Slate in The Sunlit Night in our cropped hoodie. With a trendy raw hem and matching drawstrings, it's bound to become a favorite.

This hoodie is made with 52 percent cotton and 48 percent polyester fleece. It has a dropped shoulder cut and features our logo printed on the front and our company name printed on the left sleeve.

Alexandra is 5’5” and 120 lbs, and wearing a small.

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Spread the word: let’s take our health care back

Wear our logo in white

Top, Tank, Unisex: Original

Top, Tank, Unisex: Original

Your basic unisex tank, made by American Apparel, and with 100 percent fine jersey.

Heather colors are 90 percent cotton and 10 percent polyester, and the others are 100 percent cotton. It features our barred owl logo printed in white on the front and our company name on the back.

This tank is a bit wider than our other products, so for a more slender fit, size down. L, Alexandra's husband, is 6'2" and 185 lbs and wears it in a medium. Alexandra is 5'5" and 120 lbs and wears it in an XS.

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Alexandra’s husband

L’s look 😍

Hat, Retro Trucker, White: Original

Hat, Retro Trucker, White: Original


This unisex, six-panel trucker cap features just our barred owl logo, embroidered in white on the front.

It‘s adjustable, 60 percent cotton, 40 percent polyester and comes with a comfy mesh back. See the same cap embroidered in black and pink. See our unisex classic cap in blackoriginal white and pink.

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It's trendy,

It's date-night cute 😍

Top, Cropped: Life Inside

Top, Cropped: Life Inside


Your basic summer crop top. It's flattering and loose-fitting, showing just the right amount of skin.

This t is made with 65 percent polyester and 35 percent viscose. Our Life Inside logo is embroidered in white over the left breast.

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