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Pieces of the Puzzle to Recovery – Longform Storytelling – Spring 2019

Every day more than 130 people die in the United States from an overdose. The opioid crisis is a public health crisis and a national emergency. Massachusetts ranked among the top ten states with the highest rates of drug overdose deaths involving opioids. Massachusetts is considering legalizing “safe injection” sites, a controversial proposal to allow addicts to safely use drugs while encouraging them to quit. But interviews of some people who have recovered from addiction, people who are still

Third Boston “Globe Live” Presents Live Storytelling from Journalists | WEBN

Boston Globe journalists with diverse backgrounds shared thoughts on some of the stories they’ve covered. We crave the news and want to know what’s happening in the world but it’s not every day that we get the opportunity to hear the voices and meet the journalists behind the stories. This event was a night of entertainment, inspiration and advice from some of the best storytellers in town. Each journalist who stepped on the stage had a different story to tell and used articles they wrote whic

Movie Review: “Beautiful Boy,” One True Story of Addiction | WEBN

The drama shows the raw moments of addiction between a teenage boy and the rest of his family. “Beautiful Boy” is based on a true story about Nic Sheff and his father David Sheff, we learn about the ongoing cycle of addiction. Timothee Chalamet plays Nic and Steve Carell plays his introverted father. Throughout the film, Nic’s father tries to understand his son’s addiction which started with Nic smoking weed, which led to him trying coke, then heroin and eventually he became addicted to meth.

Dating, (App)lied – #EmersonDataViz

Dating is becoming more of an online venture, not an act of randomness or fate. Young people are taking relationships into their own hands and creating those connections with a simple click or swipe. Julie Spira, an online dating expert and America’s top online dating expert says, “Online dating is becoming the number one way to date and meet because everyone is attached to their mobile phones. They check their emails and their texts all the time, so dating apps make it a lot easier to meet people." *While working in a group with three other colleagues I was responsible for interviewing the two dating experts for this story.