Miranda’s Rebellion

The reckonings of one of the South’s white suburban women, whose loyalty is key to whether Trump is reelected.

Published: Mar 29, 2020
Length: 19 minutes (4,976 words)

Woman Says Roy Moore Initiated Sexual Encounter When She Was 14, He Was 32

Leigh Corfman says that Roy Moore, a 2018 U.S. Senate candidate from Alabama, took her to his house when she was 14 years old and had sexual contact with her. Three other women say Moore pursued relationships with them when they were between the ages of 16 and 18.

Source: Washington Post
Published: Nov 9, 2017
Length: 14 minutes (3,538 words)

In Transition to Independent Living, The ‘Dignity Of Risk’ for the Mentally Ill

“Thirty-three years old, he was now trying the next step, to live on his own.”

Source: Washington Post
Published: Dec 27, 2014
Length: 17 minutes (4,317 words)

A Mother Helps Son in His Struggle With Schizophrenia

A week in the life of a young man diagnosed with schizophrenia and his mother who is caring for him:

“It has been 10 years since he began thinking his classmates were whispering about him, four years since he started feeling angry all the time, and two years since he first told a doctor he was hearing imaginary voices. It has been 20 months since he was told he had a form of schizophrenia, and 15 months since he swallowed three bottles of Benadryl and laid down to die, after which he had gotten better, and worse and, for a while, better again, or so Naomi had thought until an hour ago, when they were in the therapist’s office and Spencer said that his head was feeling ‘cloudy.’

“‘Wait —’ she said, interrupting. ‘You described it as a cloudy feeling?'”

Source: Washington Post
Published: May 25, 2013
Length: 16 minutes (4,196 words)