Written stories


Fighting for redemption - The New York Times

“Could you ever imagine that such a bad person as me would have a chance to have a nice family one day,” Chalermpol, 30, asked in his native Thai. “I think love is rehabilitation. I get up and find breakfast waiting for me each morning. But I wonder even more what kind of woman would fall in love with a man like me.”

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Watching Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Victory in Dagestan - The New York Times

Twelve hours before Khabib Nurmagomedov choked out Conor McGregor to retain his U.F.C. lightweight title in Las Vegas, children nearly 7,000 miles away were beating a punching bag that hung under a sign that read “Knock the chicken’s teeth out!” The bag, attached to a lifelike model of an octagon cage inhabited by likenesses of Nurmagomedov and McGregor, was part of the pre-fight festivities in Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan.

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