family

Stuff

What Do You Do When You Think You Have a Murderer in the Family?

I've come to believe that my grandmother literally poisoned those around her.
John Reed
1.30.19
money

The Millennials Who Pay for Their Parents’ Living Expenses

We talked to young people about financial independence and supporting their families.
Ebony-Renee Baker
1.24.19
Letters From Christmas Island

My Last Hours on Christmas Island

When they closed the detention centre I was on one of the last flights out. The sights and emotions I experienced will never leave me.
Leo Jai
11.25.18
Parents

People Described the Weirdest Lies Their Parents Told Them as Kids

"For some reason, my dad told me that he gave birth to me."
Iva Parađanin
11.23.18
Autism

Pop Culture Taught Me How To Hide My Autism

Around my parents I was Angela from ‘My So Called Life,’ with my friends it was Cher from ‘Clueless,’ and in front of boys I became Alice from ‘Closer.’
Madeleine Ryan
10.16.18
crime

My Father Became a Murderer to Save My Family

My father killed a man when I was 13 years old. Later that night, my grandfather helped him hide the body.
Sara
9.13.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

The Abortion I Had While Trying to Stay Clean

“I wanted a child, but logic told me I must terminate. What if I could not stay off drugs?”
Hannah Brooks
9.7.18
mental health

When a Family Member Survives a Suicide Attempt

With hope comes the very real dread that he will try to kill himself again.
Erica Jackson Curran
8.5.18
Photography

A Photographer Recreates His Family's Lost History


Chad Hilliard's photos build narratives for his African-American ancestors, filling in the blanks left by enslavement and migration.
Clara Mokri
7.28.18
VICE TONIC

The Family That Doesn't Feel Pain

Their genes could lead to treatment options for people with chronic pain.
Shayla Love
7.22.18
Essays

I Learned About My Dad’s Secret Family After His Death

“Even after you’re dead, people are eventually going to find out about who you really were.”
Ollie Start
7.9.18
Tinder

As My Family Tried to Arrange My Marriage, I Was Secretly Swiping on Tinder

My parents, unaware that I already had a dating profile of my own, signed me up for an online matchmaking service—similar, in a sense, to Tinder, but with far different expectations.
Mithila Phadke
7.5.18
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