I Survived

Let’s Feel the Pain Together

“The villagers called the hospital ‘The Place of Sad Faces’ and many wouldn’t come here except as a last resort.”

Mar 30, 2017
Frozen Ground: On Reporting a Statutory Rape Twenty Years Later

“I wonder if we’re all self-possessed marionettes, our strings on the inside.”

Feb 07, 2017
A Shotgun in Our House

School shooters transition from imagination to preparation.

Nov 08, 2016
On Adrenaline, or Running for My Life

“Last time I ran, I was being chased. By a stranger with a knife.”

Jun 27, 2016
The Hour of Lead

The day I was diagnosed was a day of ecstatic relief.

Dec 15, 2015
Dying Is More Difficult Than It Seems

“Nothing would make me enter the carnival of ambulance lights.”

Don’t Smoke in Bed

“As a personality the main thing is that I am determined. In June 2001 I was determined to commit suicide.”

Sep 09, 2015