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Tuesday, July 22
Monday, July 21
“Like they said in Step Brothers: Never lose your dinosaur. This is the ultimate example of a person never losing his dinosaur. Meaning that even as I grew in cultural awareness and respect and was put higher in the class system in some way for being this musician, I never lost my dinosaur.”
A day after swimming in an Arkansas water park, Kali Harding was diagnosed with a brain-eating amoeba that kills 99% of the people infects. This is the story of how she survived.
Previously: The Longform Guide to the Brain.
Saturday marked the 25th anniversary of the horrific crash of Flight 232 in Sioux City, Iowa. The plane burst into flames, then into pieces. Nobody was expected to survive. Somehow, 184 people did.
Excerpted from Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival.
Sunday, July 20
Y.A. Tittle, an 87-year-old Hall of Fame quarterback with dementia, travels to his hometown for the last time.