The 17 Most Harrowing Feature Stories Of 2013
The tough truth is: Sometimes the most important stories published in a given year are some of the hardest to read. This, our first of four end-of-year roundups, includes the best stories on murders, rapes, conspiracies, and other atrocities.
14. Hana's Story — Slate
A sad but important story by Kathryn Joyce about an Ethiopian orphan who was adopted by a Christian Washington State family, who neglected and abused her until she died. What can be done to protect children like Hana from those who had once tried to save them? Read it at Slate.