estrangement Archive

IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Friend Joined ISIS

I met Ariel in 2006, a time when the whole world felt like a simmering pot that was bound to boil over. We meet through friends at a squat in Chattanooga’s North Shore neighborhood. The North Shore is where lost children from local rural ghettos go to find freaks like themselves. I was an impostor … Continue reading Source link

IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Mother Kidnapped Me When I Was 3 and I Didn't See My Father Again Until I Was 18

My parents married 30 days after they met. Mom’s car died just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, and Dad rescued her with his tow truck. A petite orphan with a few more IQ points than Forrest Gump (her three-months-premature birth had resulted in mild brain damage), she needed a champion to … Continue reading Source link