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After Etan

A Plea for Somer's Family, and Some Shared Humanity

Lisa Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Cohen

The news of Somer Thompson is one of those horrible stories, made worse by the inevitable media onslaught. But, that onslaught also allows for strangers to connect in shared humanity.

Jaycee Dugard's Family: Left Behind

Lisa Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Cohen

Jaycee Dugard's face is everywhere this week. I've been thinking a lot about her story, because of the similarities to the Etan Patz case, which I've spent the last five years living and breathing for the first-ever book written on it.