“What they searched for wouldn’t look like a body, not anymore.”
“When my wife and daughter were killed in Iran’s downing of Flight PS752, my life was thrown into total darkness.”
“Digital clones of the people we love could forever change how we grieve.”
“The media’s obsession with my mother changed my relationship to grief.”
“One dog and two complete strangers set out to run across America.”
Author Sorayya Khan on what it means to grow up between two cultures, and on mothering and being mothered in a global world.
Her medium: the cremains of departed loved ones. Her mission: to change your perspective on the end of life.
How can someone become allergic — full-on, allover hives allergic — to cold? This essay from Alison Espach unfolds like a slow walk along a precarious ridgeline: You feel the discomfort, but you also trust the journey enough to enjoy it. There’s a practiced sense of pace here, an easy deliberation that pairs well with […]
After a year of loss and grief, Madison Marquer signed up to lead a team of gamers at a community college in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Brendan I. Koerner chronicles the journey. By early 2021, Walsh had gathered ample evidence to prove that esports could bring in as many as 20 student-athletes per year and boost the […]
Inside the struggles and heartaches of FEMA’s massive COVID funeral assistance program.