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When Patients Choose to End Their Lives

When Patients Choose to End Their Lives

When Patients Choose to End Their Lives When Patients Choose to End Their Lives Ms. Rehm said her goal is that no patient should have to suffer the indignity her husband experienced at the end of his life. She described his death as “excruciating to witness,” even though after about two days the absence of food and water is usually …

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The Private Lives of Strippers

The Private Lives of Strippers

The Private Lives of Strippers The Private Lives of Strippers For his new photo book, “Gentlemen’s Club,” Chris Buck spent six years interviewing and taking portraits of strippers and their romantic partners. “Partners of dancers are in this inherently complicated space of dating someone who’s intimate with others for their work,” he said. In that sense, the project is a …

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In Japan, His Disaster Art Saves Lives

In Japan, His Disaster Art Saves Lives

In Japan, His Disaster Art Saves Lives In Japan, His Disaster Art Saves Lives He started to pay attention to people living on the streets of Tokyo who were building houses of their own — just not conventional ones. These houses are made from everything: cardboard boxes, scrap wood, vinyl sheets, discarded books, old telephone booths, reed screens. They’re furnished …

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Vanishing in the Desert, Traditional Bedouin Culture Lives Online

Vanishing in the Desert, Traditional Bedouin Culture Lives Online

Vanishing in the Desert, Traditional Bedouin Culture Lives Online Vanishing in the Desert, Traditional Bedouin Culture Lives Online JERUSALEM — When Clinton Bailey first began documenting Bedouin life in the 1960s, the nomadic tribes lived pretty much as their ancestors, raising livestock, wandering in search of pastures and pitching tents under the stars. Mr. Bailey would join their migrations in …

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The weird and wonderful everyday lives of people in Essex

The weird and wonderful everyday lives of people in Essex

The weird and wonderful everyday lives of people in Essex The weird and wonderful everyday lives of people in Essex Danny Jackson specialises in capturing candid photos of people going about their everyday lives on the Southend streets and seafront near where he lives.  His work is about highlighting the “eccentricity” of people in his home county and has decided …

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Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives

Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives

Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives Not all abortions with misoprostol are this painful or risky. Doctors recommend that women take misoprostol with another drug, mifepristone, which prepares the body for the process, making the procedure easier. But mifepristone is difficult to find in …

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They Thought, Why Not Iran? The Decision Upended Their Lives.

They Thought, Why Not Iran? The Decision Upended Their Lives.

They Thought, Why Not Iran? The Decision Upended Their Lives. They Thought, Why Not Iran? The Decision Upended Their Lives. At least three other American citizens of Iranian descent have been held in Iran for years. “In the past decade, Iran has frequently pursued its foreign policy goals through detention and hostage taking of dual nationals. This latest imprisonment of …

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Angie Thomas’s ‘Concrete Rose’ Is a Love Song for Young Black Lives

Angie Thomas’s ‘Concrete Rose’ Is a Love Song for Young Black Lives

Angie Thomas’s ‘Concrete Rose’ Is a Love Song for Young Black Lives Angie Thomas’s ‘Concrete Rose’ Is a Love Song for Young Black Lives CONCRETE ROSEBy Angie Thomas The inheritance we carry from those who came before us is a knot of roots that can be complicated to unravel. It can take a lifetime of work to distinguish the threads …

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They Thought, ‘Why Not Iran,’ and the Decision Upended Their Lives

They Thought, ‘Why Not Iran,’ and the Decision Upended Their Lives

They Thought, ‘Why Not Iran,’ and the Decision Upended Their Lives They Thought, ‘Why Not Iran,’ and the Decision Upended Their Lives At least three other American citizens of Iranian descent have been held in Iran for years. “In the past decade, Iran has frequently pursued its foreign policy goals through detention and hostage taking of dual nationals. This latest …

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Some Teens Volunteer for Covid Vaccine Trials to Get Their Lives Back

Some Teens Volunteer for Covid Vaccine Trials to Get Their Lives Back

Some Teens Volunteer for Covid Vaccine Trials to Get Their Lives Back Some Teens Volunteer for Covid Vaccine Trials to Get Their Lives Back “And I also thought it is important to have people of different ages and races represented,” added Audrey, who, like her brother, is Asian. (Their mother, Rachel, a nurse researcher who volunteered for a vaccine trial, …

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