August 12, 2014

This is a repost by Lacy M. Johnson. Her new memoir is “The Other Side,” which asks, Kelle Groom writes, “How is it possible to reclaim the body after devastating violence?” This letter seems to me to emphasize something undeniably important: the power of one person’s story to affect the lives of others. I’ll be reading her book soon.—Joy Jacobson, CHMP senior fellow