Lived Through This

Moments when ‘everything’s going to be ok’ isn’t true

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This Is Us

Joy comes when we let go of the idea that we deserve it

The author with her son.
The author with her son.
Sam, age 5


I recognized the injustice of Hooters, but I filled out the application, put on the uniform and worked hard to become a good Hooters Girl

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In the months surrounding my son’s death, yoga transformed from exercise to something else entirely

Sam, age 5, practicing yoga. Photo courtesy of author.


The invisible cost of cancer

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Erin Benson

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