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

PAST IS PROLOGUE

An accidental correspondence revealed how one doting father’s life ended in a tragic crime that took decades to uncover

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THIS IS US

I struggled to understand my father. Here’s what I do know about him.

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HUMANS 101

4 simple steps for better communication

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EXPRESS YOURSELF

Turns out you don’t need a room of your own in order to write after all

My writing room, not quite of one’s own


THIS IS US

When we interact meaningfully with someone, maybe in some way, we stay connected forever

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THIS IS US

How one novelist reconnected with the ancestors she never met


THIS IS US

The stories we tell ourselves can make all the difference

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LIVED THROUGH THIS

Car crashes, quarry jumps, and the friends we love despite everything

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HUMANS 101

The way we’re wired can show up in the strangest places

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LIVED THROUGH THIS

Hate is harder when we see each other’s humanity

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Human Parts

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

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