Category: Domestic

a life deferred - Jacob Baynham - freelance journalist

A Life Deferred

Photo credit Ann Hermes On May 19, 1975, Harry Franks was murdered outside a corner store in Cleveland. In the crowd that gathered around the body, a 12-year-old boy named…

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backcountry bandit - Jacob Baynham - freelance journalist

Backcountry Bandit

In 2013 I spent five months on a story for Men’s Journal about a fugitive who was breaking into seasonal cabins in Utah. He had evaded authorities for almost a…

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mountain woman - Jacob Baynham - freelance journalist

Mountain Woman

Photo credit Jeff Lipsky I’ve been interested in a mountain in Myanmar for some time. It’s called Hkakabo Razi, and at 19,295 feet, it’s the highest mountain in Southeast Asia.…

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Poster Child - Jacob Baynham - freelance journalist

Poster Child

Photo credit Jonathan Willis A minor fender-bender on a rainy night in November put a Cincinnati honors student and soccer star on a fast track to deportation. Bernard Pastor was…

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birthing essay - freelance journalist - jacob baynham

Birth Essay

On April 8, 2014, my wife became a mother—in our living room, waist-deep in a tub of water, at 4:30 in the morning. I was in the tub with her,…

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