Jennifer Senior

staff writer for The Atlantic

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Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Senior chronicles her family’s reconnection with her Aunt Adelle, who was institutionalized as a baby due to a developmental disability.

How a family coped with US history of institutionalizing kids

Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Senior chronicles her family’s reconnection with her Aunt Adelle, who was institutionalized as a baby due to a developmental disability.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Over 20 years ago, the McIlvaine family lost their son in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.

The long reach of grief: How one death on 9/11 reverberates today

Over 20 years ago, the McIlvaine family lost their son in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.

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Social circles tend to dramatically shrink after our mid 20s, but we actually need our friends more when we get older, says Atlantic staff writer Jennifer Senior.

Why society undervalues adult friendships — and that needs to change

Social circles tend to dramatically shrink after our mid 20s, but we actually need our friends more when we get older, says Atlantic staff writer Jennifer Senior.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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