Tag: suicide

My Daughter, the Stranger

By John Brooks Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences and perspectives.  My Daughter, The Stranger I caught myself grinding my teeth, thinking of my dad’s mantra, “Hope for the best, plan for the worst,”... Read more »

The Disturbing Reason Kids Are Playing "13 Reasons Why" On Snapchat

For several weeks, I’ve been planning to write a piece about “13 Reasons Why“, the viral Netflix series that has swept the country’s teens. The riveting series is based on the book 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher, and it tells the tragic story of Hannah Baker, a teenage girl who commits suicide and posthumously... Read more »