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Seyward Darby

Brooklyn, NY

@ForeignPolicy Deputy Editor, Print. Formerly @tnr @YaleGHJP @TransitionsMag @YIHRKosovo. Lover of longform. RTs=interesting finds only.

The Amtrak crash and the fear of losing people we love

chicagotribune.com — When I was 20, the man I was dating died. We were traveling together thousands of miles from home in a remote part of Southeast Asia, and one morning, he didn't wake up. His breathing was labored and intermittent.

I was on the Amtrak train that crashed. It made me confront my own mortality.

washingtonpost.com — When I was 20, the man I was dating died. We were traveling together thousands of miles from home in a remote part of Southeast Asia, and one morning, he didn't wake up. His breathing was labored and intermittent.
May 15, 2015

"In Maryland, a young man in a Navy uniform boarded...he asked to take the aisle seat to my right" wpo.st/Y9DH0 (h/t @howiewolf)

May 16, 2015

a gripping read: traumatized journalist's account of her time on the ill-fated @Amtrak -- and after, by @seywarddarby washingtonpost.com/posteverything…

May 15, 2015

this is an amazingly rich short piece of writing, from a woman who survived the Amtrak crash washingtonpost.com/posteverything… via @seywarddarby

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Epiphanies From Teju Cole

foreignpolicy.com — Teju Cole seems to live to experiment. The Nigerian-American writer has penned two books -- 2011's acclaimed Open City and this year's Every Day Is for the Thief (published in Nigeria in 2007) -- that defy American readers' traditional idea of what has become known as "immigrant literature."

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