Trevor McKendrick - The deal of a lifetime

Hello! Let’s get into this week.

Trevor

Deal of a Lifetime (This American Life episode)

An older episode - I linked my favorite chapter, about the woman who buys a house from an old man on the cheap, with one condition: that he be allowed to continue living in the first floor below her until he dies.

I especially enjoy the piano music, played by the old man. As it turns out, he also has a Spotify album

Invasion of the Fact-Checkers (article)

Hard to excerpt but worth reading the whole thing.

Feelings around your father being committed to psychiatric hospital (article)

It starts: “My father was declared cancer free in late December. In early March he was involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital in Toms River, New Jersey. He could not check himself out. Neither could we do it on his behalf. Nor could we visit him.”

Written by Wesley Yang, who incidentally is a great & refreshing follow on Twitter.

Promotion Cultures (article)

Reasons to have a strong emphasis on promoting people internally.

Uplifting thread from a woman living in German who took in a family of Ukrainian refugees (twitter thread)

“My phone rang and woke me up around 0:30. „you volunteered to host refugees, here is a mother with two kids and a cat. Cn you host?“ … „ok, when?“ … „now.“ 15 min later, they arrived with a volunteer.”

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