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How The West Was Wrong: The Mystery Of Sacagawea

Since aiding Lewis and Clark on their famed 19th-century expedition across the West, this Shoshone heroine has become a symbol for everything from Manifest Destiny to women’s rights to American diversity. Does it matter that we don't seem to know that much about her?

Natalie Shure 4 years ago

The Strange, Isolated Life Of A Tuberculosis Patient In The 21st Century

While volunteering for the Peace Corps in Ukraine in 2010, I contracted a rare, severe strain of drug-resistant TB. Two years of painful, isolating treatment taught me the vital role social media may play in dragging this disease out of the shadows and finally getting rid of it for good.

Natalie Shure 5 years ago