Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist.
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Eva Holland | SB Nation | May 21, 2015 | 31 minutes (7,907 words)
Eva Holland explores what it means to comprehend and embrace your limits —to know yet avoid the precipice between courage and humility—on a climbing expedition to the Yukon Territories’ famed Cirque of the Unclimbables.
Amy Maxmen | Newsweek Europe | May 19, 2015 | 22 minutes (5,540 words)
Despite being hailed internationally as heroes, frontline health workers have been sidelined in the 3.3 billion dollar fight against Ebola.
Nicolas Pelham | New York Review of Books | May 20, 2015 | 16 minutes (4,245 words)
Nicolas Pelham in Iraq, on the destruction of antiquities by ISIS, and the reality of life in Baghdad right now.
Diana Kapp | San Francisco Magazine | May 15, 2015 | 24 minutes (6,095 words)
Two recent suicide clusters by high school students have rocked a community in Palo Alto, a San Francisco Bay area city. Diane Kapp talks to students, family members, psychiatrists, and community leaders to get a sense of why the suicides occurred and what’s being done to prevent them.
Lisa Miller | New York Magazine | May 19, 2015 | 27 minutes (6,849 words)
A controversial experiment at Fieldston Lower School to open up a discussion about race by sorting students into racial groups has divided a group of liberal parents.