I've told you my story. If you like, tell me yours.

Finally, warily, happily It was time to leave

Post-mortem of a Counterculture

Finding happiness, finally, and surprisingly, far from home

What was growing on my most private place?

My friends boarded the train. I did not. I lived.

The death my family still mourns

The first day of the rest of my life

What my grandmother didn’t tell me

In a desolate Chinese city, Beluga whales, and tears

Living, surviving, dying and ready for suicide.

An around-the-world story of a terminated pregnancy, a friendship, and shame

When Empathy Undermines Love

My grandfather had been arrested by the British colonial government. Why had he been there that day?

In rural China, I began to learn about my great-grandfather, and why people might hate me because of him.

Should I stay? Or should I go?

My father loved his car, Even more than the thieves did

I have a blog, with over 8,000 followers, which almost ruined my life.

A mother's death, her children's limbo.

A Mother's Memory of the Clues to her Child's Diagnosis

A Korean Army conscript weighs whether to tell the truth

A Love Junkie's Tale.

Project Wordsworth (Volume 2) is a storytelling laboratory at the Columbia Journalism School. In this latest version, we introduce The Memory Project, which takes as its inspiration this maxim from William Faulkner: Memory believes before knowing remembers...

Each of these stories begins with a memory. That memory is then examined, questioned, probed and dissected. Is what I recall what really happened? Where does this memory take me? Who was there? Who were they?

If you find a memory that evokes a memory of your own, we invite you to share it with the author...

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