Vela

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A Wilderness of Waiting

Living on your parents’ farm while pregnant changes your relationship to time.

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The Limits of Compassion

On PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, and the experience of covering AIDS in Africa.

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The Ism and the Alcohol

On addiction and addiction narratives.

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An Unwanted Guest

Illness, love and jellyfish.

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Private Ceremonies

The author, an abortion counselor, was 40 and pregnant when a conflicted Catholic woman came to her clinic.