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While I didn’t project my own father onto the character of Jacob, what was really scary and painful but also so beautiful was in some ways realizing that I am my father, and I am an extension of him and his will and his desires.
FOR STEVEN YEUN, MAKING A FILM ABOUT MIDWESTERN IMMIGRANTS WASN’T A POLITICAL STATEMENT. IT WAS AN ‘EXERCISE IN HUMANITY.’SONIA RAOFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Despite the painful loss, Conque said, Hill’s first words in that call were, “I had fun tonight.”
A RARE DISEASE, A COVID DIAGNOSIS, A PAINFUL DECISION: THE DEATH OF BASKETBALL COACH LEW HILLDAVE SHEININFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“I realized what made that moment so painful was the absence of presence,” Crivello said.
WILL VIRTUAL OFFICES MAKE PHYSICAL OFFICES OBSOLETE?NICOLÁS RIVEROFEBRUARY 7, 2021QUARTZ
For parents, the notion that the impact of painful events can transcend children’s memories is unsettling.
WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR LOST CHILDHOOD MEMORIES? MOTHERHOOD SENT ME LOOKING FOR ANSWERS.MISSY RYANFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You are the adult who can manage the awkward conversations about your son or frustrating forms of communication or even a painful broken attachment if “the mother takes her away.”
CAROLYN HAX: HER SON ISN’T THERE FOR HIS CHILD, BUT SHE CAN STILL BE A GOOD GRANDMACAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I’m angry, and I’m sad, that I used to powerfully fear a simple food, and that part of me still does, and that the only actual effect of that fear is to make me want to eat a painful amount of ice cream before it is taken away.
SIX MONTHS OF SOFT FOOD SET ME FREEMEGHAN MCCARRONFEBRUARY 2, 2021EATER
Yes, a lot of speculators will likely lose their shirts, but that will be more painful for them than the economy.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE GAMESTOP BUBBLE BURSTS?PETER KAFKAFEBRUARY 2, 2021VOX
The attacks have left painful memories for the three who had been hanging the fliers.
BETHESDA BIKE-TRAIL ASSAILANT RECEIVES PROBATION FOR ATTACK IN FLIER-SNATCHING CASEDAN MORSEFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If you’ve ever applied for a mortgage, you know it’s one of the most painful processes out there.
VALON CLOSES ON $50M A16Z-LED SERIES A TO GROW MOBILE-FIRST MORTGAGE SERVICING PLATFORMMARY ANN AZEVEDOFEBRUARY 2, 2021TECHCRUNCH
As the city’s mayor at the time, it’s particularly painful to describe the failures of government during the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville in August 2017—but it’s never been more necessary.
D.C. OFFICIALS IGNORED THE LESSONS WE LEARNED IN CHARLOTTESVILLE. HERE ARE 3 THINGS LEADERS SHOULD DO TO HELP PREVENT FUTURE ATTACKSMICHAEL SIGNERJANUARY 13, 2021TIME

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