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After years of trauma went ignored by my school, I decided I couldn’t let other kids suffer like I did

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Practicing gratitude is not as simple as being grateful

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What I learned when I knocked on the front door of the house around the corner

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When nature and nurture collide, what are the casualties?

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Inheriting my mom’s childhood record collection has given me a whole new way to appreciate sound

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Express Yourself

In the age of endless playlists, the limitations of the compact disc are exactly what make it so special

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On Dr. Lucy Jones, canned corn, slow rollers, and fast catastrophes

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Never look at social media in the morning, and other sanity-preserving advice from a hyperlocal journalist

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Retweeting chirpy clichés only puts more pressure on teachers — and ignores the real problems

Art by Shanna Peeples


‘Career Suicide’ is unapologetically honest about my struggles with depression — and the lessons I learned fighting it

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Human Parts

A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

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