Indianapolis Monthly

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Granddad Gone Bad

He was arrested for pushing his three grandsons so hard on a Grand Canyon hike that rangers feared for their lives. Their account of the summer they spent with their youthful grandpa would include an uncanny understanding of marijuana strains and a stopover in Jamaica.

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Selfless Portrait

The multimillionaire David Gundlach had trouble, all his life, reading social cues. For reasons no one quite understands, he left most of his fortune to Elkhart, Indiana.

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The Boy with Half a Brain

To save William Buttars’s life, his parents had to risk it.

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Susan Cox Is No Longer Here

One woman’s beautiful, strange, and troubling final days.

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The Long Con

The intertwined lives of an Oregon rancher and a Indiana fraudster.

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Mad Money

The rise and fall of Bernard von NotHaus, the creator of the most successful (and some say illegal) alternative currency in the U.S.