Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist.
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Jason Cherkis | Huffington Post | July 8, 2015 | 34 minutes (8,555 words)
A decades-long secret revealed: The Runaways bassist Jackie Fuchs was drugged and raped by their producer Kim Fowley, in front of bandmates.
Susan Dominus | New York Times | July 10, 2015 | 47 minutes (11,800 words)
The story of how a hospital error led to two pairs of identical twins being raised as two pairs of fraternal twins—one pair in the country and the other in the city—and what happened after the four men discovered the mistake.
Jeff Sharlet | GQ | July 2, 2015 | 34 minutes (8,577 words)
Jeff Sharlet embeds on Skid Row and examines body cam footage from the killing of Charly Keunang, an unarmed African-American man shot by the LAPD this March.
Stephen Katz | Detroit Metro Times | July 8, 2015 | 19 minutes (4,861 words)
A former prisoner describes what it’s like to actually eat the food at a Detroit-area jail; the failings of Aramark, the company the Michigan Department of Corrections contracts for food service; and the thriving underground economy that supplements state-issued meals.
Katie Coyle | Tumblr | July 2, 2015 | 7 minutes (1,858 words)
“‘We lost the baby’ is the accepted euphemism but such an inadequate descriptor of what we went through.”