Sitdown Sunday: Tonya Harding is ready for her apology

14 January 2018 09:30

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Sitdown Sunday: Tonya Harding is ready for her apology

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

IT’S A DAY of rest, and you may be in the mood for a quiet corner and a comfy chair.

As her story is told on the big screen in new film I, Tonya, the disgraced skater Tonya Harding (now Tonya Price) tells her side of the story.

There’s something soothing and fascinating about this photo essay from the New York Times about a pencil factory.

When Moira Donegan started a list of ‘shitty media men’ in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct, she wanted to help other women. But then the list went viral.

Connor Beish has Batten Disease, after being diagnosed while a toddler. Here, his family talk about the toll the disease has had on his life, and theirs.

Jacqueline Dooley writes about the process of losing her daughter to cancer, and what that meant to her as a mother.

Welcome to the latest obsession: death. Here, Marisa Meltzer writes about people’s quest to make death as good as it can be, and how “dying well has become a defining obsession of our time”.

Abraham Lincoln had a lifelong struggle with depression. Here, Joshua Wolf Shenk writes that he believes this gave Lincoln “the tools to save the nation”.

Source: thejournal.ie

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