Ever since I was five years old, I’ve felt detached from everyone around me. I would casually tell my parents that I thought they were my “earth parents” and that I was actually an alien. (Remember that I was five.) My explanation for the detachment I felt was outrageous, but the feeling was right. … Continue reading The Explosion: How My Sexual Assault Affected My Loved Ones
'The Puppy Was Stone Cold Dead': Inside the Cruel Black Market for Designer Dogs The headline for this story is what immediately grabbed my attention, I think that using a quote from the story was a very smart move because it's kind of jarring so you're drawn in from there. I also found the comparison … Continue reading What Works (Week 7)
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Russian Sues Ex-Girlfriend for Money He Spent On Her I found this story hilarious and relatable just from the headline. I personally feel that everyone (myself included) is becoming entirely way too petty. While I completely understand that once a relationship ends, you feel like you wasted your time, money and effort. With that being … Continue reading What Works (Week 5)
N.J. kindergartner found with 29 packets of heroin in lunch box I heard this story on the radio one morning and it shocked me for several reasons. How did the child get it in the first place and why so much? I know they can't release information about the child specifically but what were the … Continue reading What Works (Week 4)
Five subtle ways Facebook could influence the US presidential election this fall I think that this article delivers on its headline very well. Not only does the writer point out the different ways Facebook could influence users, he also provides statistics, potential outcomes and other instances where these issues were brought up and addressed. I … Continue reading What Works (Week 3)
From lawyer to child of the night.