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“Who would look after him if I wasn’t here?” and other questions this mom asks herself every day.
All parents have conflicted joys and sorrows about their children getting older, but for mothers like Mary, the main caregiver for her 16-year-old autistic son, Joel, that conflict is extra so. Given a lack of resources available to adults on the autistic spectrum, the approach to adulthood is a worrisome time for many parents. In this animated short, “Mm-hmm,” Mary and Joel explore the question of how he’ll get on when she is gone.
A new dad on the nightmare-inducing challenge of coming up with a timeless but fresh, cool but not too cool name for his son.
Amy Vilela lost her daughter when she couldn’t afford the medical bills. When her Congressman told her he wouldn’t support universal healthcare, Amy said, “I’m running.”
Cori Bush is a registered nurse, a pastor and a mom. After taking to the streets to protest police killings, she looked in the mirror and said, “why not politician, too?”
In early 2018, we introduced you to a bartender from the Bronx trying to pull off what many said was impossible. Here’s how AOC became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.
Paula Jean Swearengin has seen West Virginia’s land exploited, its people fall ill, and its politicians do nothing. So she decided to do something herself.