When mental illness wreaks havoc on life and home. ℘℘℘ In September, 1989, my beautiful, talented daughter entered NYU Film School as a promising young filmmaker. She amassed a stunning photography portfolio and produced two acclaimed short documentaries while still in high school, and every university she applied to offered her scholarships. In her freshmanRead more..
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The potato blight arrived in Ireland in the late summer of 1845.Pest, parasite, fungus, invisible and invincible,it stuck across Europe, the same sudden, unstoppable invasion everywhere. Infection, corruption, devastation.But Ireland was a special case.Ireland was a place where for millions of people, the potato was neither staple nor supplement, but sustenance: Life. Amid the blasted,Read more..