The intimate, the harrowing, the sweet, the surprising — the human.
OZY Genius Award winner Grace Fisher caught a rare disease that paralyzed her from the neck down. Is it stopping her? Not at all.
A lanky stranger in a beach town, with a fake ID and a final departure. A young mother trying to pin a murder on her toddler. Ships that never sailed home, and missing person posters, fluttering in cold, Alaskan air. At first glance, there may seem little to tie these people, places and things together. Yet you’re reading about them simultaneously, years after they disappeared — because they disappeared. United in their fate of retreating from the view of the world that they inhabited across disparate times and spaces, six missing people come briefly together. Perhaps they will spark new theories, perhaps they will plague you with their enduring lack of closure. The only way to know for sure is to read on in today’s Daily Dose.
A round-up of the best surprising stories from history submitted by listeners of Flashback.