In “Hunting For The Little Prince,” Sigal Samuel invites us to tag along as she pursues the real-life inspiration for the blonde-haired protagonist of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s famous children’s book. No spoilers, but this particular missing person search ends happily.
Then, in the Sunday Essay, Rob Roberge tackles his demons and the continuing fallout from 20 years of substance abuse. Roberge admits that:
Still, despite shame over these actions, I am not ashamed, at the core, of being a drunk… On the other hand, I’ve come to realize I am ashamed about having a mental illness.
Through this intimate depiction of the incredible challenges that face addicts diagnosed with co-occurring bipolar disorder, we come to understand what true reconciliation looks like.