Morbid Curiosity Changed My Life
“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
—commonly attributed to George Orwell
I grew up on a farm. As a girl, I caught snakes bare-handed and watched my dad dress slaughtered rabbits. I wasn’t allowed to get attached to the farm animals, because they were around only to appear on the dinner table. When I graduated from my small-town high school, I attended two years at the local branch of the University of Michigan. In Flint. In 1981. Between the auto industry closing factories and the crack epidemic, there were...