Change happens so fast.
Caitlin calls this entry “Hair, Lychees, and Anxiety.”
It’s unbelievable how quickly my life has changed. Read More »
This conflict has changed all of us. Read More »
Editor’s note: Ruby’s taking some time off.
Was so fascinating to hear about Marah’s family and the impact of the conflict on them. The stories of individual families or children within syria are definitely not something given much media coverage, it’s incredibly interesting to hear about and makes me feel the impact of whats going on at a more human level.
given the departures of Naomi and Katherine, I was wondering if there will be a new ‘diarist’ soon?
The writing here is so beautiful, but I always distinctly look forward to Caitlin’s entries… They capture things in a way that writing simply can’t, and that’s such an amazing skill.
this means the world- thank you!!!! <3
I can’t believe that what’s happening in Syria is real, it’s too much. There are children who are losing their families and opportunities—it is good to have some kind of coverage apart from the media.
And Britney…I know how it feels like when bad things keep coming your way. I’m so sorry you have to go through it.
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Learning to control your power over others.
This is so easy, it’s like harder NOT to do it.
Something happens and it’s not enough.