Finding Alaska

Christy Turner loved dogs. So did Lera, who owned a giant Samoyed named Alaska. The women met through an online community that connects Ukrainian asylum seekers with homestay providers across the world. Ironically, when Turner came to pick up Lera from the airport, it was Alaska who Turner found first: listen

“Our Remarkable Journey of Signs”

The date is June 14th, 2014. As Shandiss McDonald is warming up for the dressage phase at the Nunney International Horse Trials in Somerset, England, her close friend Jorge Bernard interrupts her. “Jordan’s had a fall,” he says to her, “but, you got to go now”. He takes her top hat and tailcoat and she…