Human Parts
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Human Parts

THIS IS US

The Soothing Break of a Self-Care Matinee

On the benefits of catching a movie alone in the dark

Photo: Karen Zhao/Unsplash

Last week I was on a reporting trip that spanned Colorado and Texas, catching up with sources whose lives I have followed and reported upon for years. Their stories are inspiring, complex, and each center upon trauma. So often, I find myself covering the ways…

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Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb is a contributor to GEN. Other works in The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic. @sarahstankorb www.sarahstankorb.com

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