June 2020 Issue

Brene Brown surrounded by social media
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How the Pandemic Turned Brené Brown Into America’s Therapist

But for heaven’s sake, the best-selling author, unapologetic cusser, and fifth-generation Texan would rather not be called that.


Rosa Jimenez at the Mountain View Unit in Gatesville in February 2020.

Five Judges Say Rosa Jimenez Was Wrongly Convicted. So Why Is She Dying in Prison?

First came the sound of someone running hard on the breezeway outside, then a banging on the apartment door. Irene Vera opened it to see her neighbor, twenty-year-old Rosa Jimenez, holding a little boy who lay limp in her arms. “Help me! Help me!” Jimenez cried hysterically in Spanish. The

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