When saying you don’t care means that you do.
What we’ve lost.
A morning ritual helps me care for my mother.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on what happens before a video goes viral. Plus: More news we’re reading.
A short story.
Growing up with multiple caregivers.
Surgery, and the death of a beloved pet.
An animated tale of puppy love.
A new diagnosis, and people-watching related revelations.
Losing a grandparent.
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Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!