Human Parts
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Human Parts

This Is Us

If You Look Hard Enough at a Thing You Love, You End Up Seeing Hope

An appreciation of the American goldfinch

Near the end of Freedom, one of Jonathan Franzen’s novels about a family that is awful to each other, Walter Berglund, the paterfamilias and an obvious stand-in for Franzen, gets angry at his neighbors for letting their cat roam the…



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Matt Ufford

Director of Digital Video Social Content at ESPN. Previously: U.S. Marine Corps, Uproxx, SB Nation. Recovering blogger. Tired dad.