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Harris Sockel
deputy editor, human parts @medium. human being.

How to be gay, sort of


When nothing is certain, focus on what you can control


I’ve read it 10 times

This Is Us

An ode to the experiences we took for granted

A photo of coffee cups lined up.
A photo of coffee cups lined up.
Photo: Mara Ohlsson/Getty Images

Internet Time Machine

The truth about pretending to be someone else on the internet

Illustration: Jesse Zhang

How Gwyneth Paltrow and the 2020 presidential race’s most (in)famous mystic are monetizing our anxiety

Marianne Williamson and Gwyneth Paltrow at the 2019 In Goop Health summit in San Francisco. Photo: Ian Tuttle/Stringer/Getty Images

A mysterious disease trapped me inside my body, and I’m still wondering why

Illustration: Alex Eben

On parents, layoffs, and resume templates

Photo: SG Hirst/Image Source/Getty Images

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