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

LIVED THROUGH THIS

Why is it still okay to comment?

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LIVED THROUGH THIS

Memorial Day feels different when you’re actually mourning a veteran

Image by Vivian McInerny of Fort Snelling cemetery


LIVED THROUGH THIS

The father who never accepted me is dying, and I’ve already moved on

Illustration: Hoi Chan


LIVED THROUGH THIS

Hate is harder when we see each other’s humanity

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A veteran’s musings on leaving Afghanistan and the killing fields

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Moments when ‘everything’s going to be ok’ isn’t true

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Sometimes our bodies are best left alone

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Lived Through This

We all need a witness, even in our darkest moments

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Lived Through This

Photographing a year in quarantine

My daughter drawing rainbows in the window in March 2021 to cheer up neighbors during the lockdown. Photos: Rebecca Tien


Lived Through This

Their choice to hide my biology has forever altered how I see myself

Blurry black and white image of a person walking holding an umbrella with some bare trees.
Blurry black and white image of a person walking holding an umbrella with some bare trees.
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Human Parts

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

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