If you are looking for a Holiday giving, please consider three orphaned daughters: 3 years old, 8 years old, and 10 years old. Here in San Diego, where I live, their father just ran their mother over multiple times until she was dead. It's beyond awful. The elderly grandparents on a fixed income are now the sole providers for these three children. Leonor's Daughter's GoFundMe
Large scale, enormously moving and deeply sad images of displaced Iraqis.
Salvage, Salvation, Salve by Jennifer Lunden "For a long time, I felt like a victim of my own body. Struck by a debilitating case of chronic fatigue syndrome when I was just twenty, I was forced to resign from my job and eke by on welfare benefits, flat on my back in bed day after day, uncertain if I would ever recover. "
For Tamir, Who Was Stolen by Stacia L. Brown
Rampant Prosecutorial Misconduct in NYT
A Revolutionary Approach To Treating PTSD
Yet more information on the link between gut bacteria and mental health by Clio Korn
Wolf Hall - an amazing work of historical fiction about Thomas Cromwell, the poor boy who grew to be the closest man to King Henry. I'm reading this and the sequel to Neither Wolf Nor Dog right now.