personal essay

(Courtesy of Cathy Burrell)

To my Ukrainian Aunty Mary, who wants to scratch Putin’s eyes out

‘You taught me that I could think what I liked, speak up when I wanted to and have the courage to change my mind," writes Cathy Burrell to her aunt

How reporting on a murder trial stirred memories of my brother’s death

What I learned from the justice system as a sibling of a murder victim—and then, years later, reporting on the high-profile murder case