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Personal Essay | Why I’m Ignoring My Ancestors Hushing Me

August 3, 2016 // 2 Comments

I have begun to experience a type of revisionist history when I spend time with my father. I start seeing things from his point of view and recognize that I had fallen victim to my mother’s version of events in many circumstances. And while the long-ago affair was 100% my father’s fault, so many other situations were not entirely his alone. Secrecy has a way of protecting the wrong people, creating a vintage veneer that is more faux-finished than true patina. [...]

Personal Essay | I Am…

June 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Elizabeth Newdom To assuage the burning in my esophagus, I duck into the college bookstore to peruse the artsy gifts and office knick-knacks. Anything to stop the pacing, [...]

7 Surprising Gifts of My Mental Illness

February 1, 2016 // 2 Comments

By Steve Austin I used to live in an I-have-it-together illusion. But waking up in ICU after a failed suicide attempt left me with no choice but to admit that I suffer from [...]
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