“Over the past five years, I’ve developed rheumatoid arthritis, had a heart attack, and had a pacemaker put in. The drugs for my arthritis compromise my immune system: last winter I kept getting sicker until I decided not to go out anymore. I stayed home all the time, which is kind of rough. I get depressed at times, but I keep going.”
“What keeps you going?”
“Well, I live with my daughter, and she has five children: three adopted and two foster children. That keeps me going.”
Eau Claire, WI
Smells like a deer
Today’s the day. The day you help save the internet from being ruined.
(Long story short: The FCC is about to make a critical decision as to whether or not internet service providers have to treat all traffic equally. If they choose wrong, then the internet where anyone can start a website for any reason at all, the internet that’s been so momentous, funny, weird, and surprising—that internet could cease to exist. Here’s your chance to preserve a beautiful thing.)