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It will seem crazy and oftentimes harrowing at first, but it slows down, and you find your head coach voice pretty quickly.
ASIAN COACHES ASSOCIATION ADVOCATES FOR ‘MINORITY OF MINORITIES’ IN COLLEGE BASKETBALLGENE WANGFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Vanessa Kirby’s performance was singled out for carrying “Pieces of a Woman,” a harrowing drama about a home birth.
GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS 2021: ‘THE CROWN’ LEADS TV NOMINATIONS WHILE ‘MANK’ DOMINATES MOVIESEMILY YAHR, BETHONIE BUTLER, SONIA RAOFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is one of the most harrowing accounts of the insurrection that has been made public to date — and a testament to just how devastating the event was to our democracy.
“I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO DIE”: AOC’S HARROWING ACCOUNT OF THE CAPITOL HILL ATTACKZACK BEAUCHAMPFEBRUARY 2, 2021VOX
In this episode, Finnegan, whose surfing memoir Barbarian Days won the Pulitzer Prize, shares one of his most harrowing experiences in the water.
A VETERAN SURFER’S BIG-WAVE NIGHTMAREOUTSIDE EDITORSJANUARY 27, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Schaff later told a harrowing story of being trapped in the Capitol as rioters broke in.
SHE PHOTOGRAPHED POLICE ABUSE AT A 2014 BLM MARCH THEN WATCHED THE IMAGE GO VIRAL DURING CAPITOL RIOTBY LISA LARSON-WALKERJANUARY 11, 2021PROPUBLICA
His presidency has been a harrowing survey of the things that are possible if nobody stops you.
WE LOVE YOU. YOU’RE VERY SPECIAL. GO HOME.ALEXANDRA PETRIJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
During this harrowing time, I have been preoccupied with losing weight.
TALLYING UP A YEAR OF LOSS: A LOT OF POUNDS, TOO MANY LOVED ONES, COUNTLESS CONNECTIONSJERRY BREWERDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Never mind that I had spent much of my parenting life trying to safely navigate my children through our harrowing world — full of violent cartoons, sex cams, processed foods, water bottles with BPA.
I BROUGHT MY KIDS TO THE DEVIL FOR CHRISTMAS. AND THEY’RE FINE. RIGHT?PETULA DVORAKDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There are few experiences more harrowing than an earthquake.
THIS STARTUP WANTS TO HELP YOU PREPARE FOR AMERICA’S NEXT DISASTERKDUNN6OCTOBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
These severe weather events can be particularly harrowing when you’re mid-adventure.
HOW TO SURVIVE 5 EXTREME WEATHER SCENARIOSGRAHAM AVERILLOCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
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