The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors without Borders

In 1986, photographer Didier Lefèvre was hired to join Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) on a mission into Afghanistan, which was in the middle of a war with the Soviet Union. MSF had roots in the country but had been forced to leave because of escalating violence that had resulted in the deaths of some of theirContinue reading “The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors without Borders”

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me

What’s the difference between “crazy” and “creative”? Is there a difference? And if you take away the “crazy,” will you also be taking away the “creative”? These are just some of the questions Ellen Forney found herself grappling with right before her 30th birthday, when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Suddenly, all those manicContinue reading “Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me”

Calling Dr. Laura

Growing up, Nicole Georges had always believed that her father was dead. Then at the age of twenty-three, Nicole’s friend took her to a psychic, who informed her that her father wasn’t dead. It’s a secret Nicole sits on for a long time, until finally broaches the subject and her sister spills the beans: no,Continue reading “Calling Dr. Laura”