Learn about Some of Our Experiences in “First Person” Personal Essays!

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Published on April 21, 2015



Our senior staff writers explore a range of issues including:

The loss of a beloved grandparent

Learning that “when you’re a mixed-race kid with white skin, you get to see how ignorant and stupid people really are.”

A sudden financial downturn that resulted in dramatic changes for everyone in one family

A trip to Hungary that teaches unexpected lessons

Why “enough is enough” when it comes to body shaming.

All of these articles and more are in our “First Person” section.  Click here to check them out, and feel free to weigh in on the comments section of our web site!