The problem is that we as a society can’t look up from our phones long enough to see the tears rolling down the cheeks of the lady we passed in the grocery store.
In my undergrad journalism classes, the importance of the headline or title of our pieces was always emphasized. While some slick editor might come in and change a catchy headline to save space or cause sensationalism, often in magazine writing or op-ed pieces, the writer’s title was left intact…unless it was terrible. After years ofContinue reading “Dear Huff Post & AOL, Suicide is NOT painless”
When 17 year-old Kristen Anderson laid on the tracks in front of an oncoming train, she expected to die. In fact, she wanted to die. The incident that should very well have taken her life only took Kristen’s legs, which was still a lot. Life, In Spite of Me by Kristen Jane Anderson with TriciaContinue reading “Book Review + Giveaway:: Life, In Spite of Me by Kristen Jane Anderson”