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Inheritance Week

Inheritance Week

Eight writers on money, the body, mom, and dad.

Mind the gap.

Are we bingeing on mixed-race beauty to feel better about racism?

Your DNA may be up for sale. And the sale depends on an exaggerated picture of genetic power and destiny.

There's no greater influence on our relationships than our parents, financially and otherwise. 12 people describe what they’ve learned to do (or not do) from watching their parents.

I’m planning the world’s largest family reunion. Share the delusional optimism, brother.

As the child of Somali immigrants, I’ve inherited an obligation to send money to relatives I’ve never met. I consider it invaluable.

Before she died, my grandmother said she didn't want us to give away her clothes — she wanted us to sell them. That's been a little more complicated than I thought it would be.

I'm the guy who writes too-clever poems for special occasions. I come by it honestly. No, proudly.

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