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11 Longreads You Need In Your Life Right Now

The best longform reporting, feature stories, and personal essays from BuzzFeed UK over the last month.

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6. Losing His Brother In The Manchester Attack Made This Man Take A Stand Against Extremism, by Patrick Smith

Laura Gallant / BuzzFeed News

Dan Hett, brother of Martyn Hett, one of the 22 people killed in the Manchester Arena attack in May, has accidentally become a spokesman against extremism in a culture war surrounding immigration and terrorism.

7. A Controversial Therapy For ME Has Led To Claims Of Death Threats, Harassment, And Pseudoscience, by Tom Chivers

Eleanor Shakespeare for BuzzFeed News

A recent scientific trial has led to acrimonious debates over chronic fatigue syndrome, aka ME, and boosted interest in a secretive therapy that some call a “cult” and others call a “miracle”. BuzzFeed News investigates.

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10. Munroe Bergdorf: If I Can Get Through 2017, I Can Do Anything, by Matthew Champion

Chris Williamson

The model and activist tells BuzzFeed News: “When you’ve got literally the whole media of the world painting you as this renegade woman, you do start in your private moments thinking, Well, am I?"

Louise Ridley is a News Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Louise Ridley at louise.ridley@buzzfeed.com.

Chelsey Pippin is commissioning editor for features at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.

Contact Chelsey Pippin at chelsey.pippin@buzzfeed.com.

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