Anniversary stories, as the saying goes, come up every year. Journalists of all experience levels look for fresh angles on these old stories. If the anniversary is of a newsworthy event, like 9/11 or the Boston Marathon Bombing, it’s even harder to find something that hasn’t already been said. Olivia Deng reported on the anniversary itself and the anxiety it brings. Her well-reported story looks not at the past, but at how we live with it.

Group solidarity outruns psychological trauma, experts say

Olivia Deng | The Daily Free Press | April 21, 2015 | 1,500 words (6 minutes)