Claire Marguerite Green Was born in Weston, Connecticut to Edward and Lillian Green. Edward is a popular literary author whose works include "Denial" and "Knowledge of the Second Kind." His works deal with philosophical and political issues and he has won a host of awards including the Booker Prize and the Pulitzer in 1992 for his novel "Antics," which deals with the philosophical, social, and moral dilemmas of a man cheating on his wife. Lillian Blair-Green is an investigative journalist that has worked primarily in the Middle East and has covered stories from Kosovo to Chechnya. She has sustained serious injuries during her reporting and has won the International Women's Media Foundation award for Courage in Journalism. In 1995 Lillian won the Pulitzer for international reporting for her reporting of the violence in Rwanda. Claire and her family resided in their home on 33 Osborn Farm Road in Weston. Her mother was away for the majority of the time and as a result she's closer with her father who stayed home and took care of the family. Her family would go on summer vacations around the world including Paris, Germany, Africa, and England.