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Survivors of terrible accidents and losses often find more meaningful ways to live and richer types of happiness
More than 380,000 women have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and about 1 in 5 of them return with post-traumatic stress disorder. One unorthodox veterans’ retreat is teaching female soldiers that war has not broken them. In fact, their anguish may be key to their transformation.
Since 2001, governments have spent trillions of dollars fighting terrorism, yet the number of countries impacted by terror attacks has grown. And an even larger percentage of the public now accepts this violence. This focus on military and law enforcement has left prevention programs poorly funded and lacking evaluation. But new research investigating the role of social relationships in terrorist recruitment may provide a new way forward.
Bridie Farrell was a promising 15-year-old speedskater when she started training with Andy Gabel, one of the sport's most decorated athletes. Now, more than 15 years later, she's opening up about disturbing allegations of misconduct— and raising unsettling questions about whether Olympic officials are doing enough to protect athletes from abusive coaches and competitors.
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