A well told story

I suppose most of my students don’t know who Joe DiMaggio was, or what BRCA1 is, but this story is too well told not to share and knowing this things won’t detract from it. If you’re curious enough, please do a little research and share your knowledge with your classmates. And think up a better title for the story; this one is not very good.

You can also listen to the author tell her story on the Moth (with a much better title):