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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About the inequities and deprivation in Chicago Public Schools sports programs? Steve Bogira

• About the potential medical benefits of MDMA? Drew Hunt

• About Tribune Publishing’s acquisition strategy—and the cuts it relies on? John Dunlevy

• This essay about what it’s like when your husband kills himself through alcoholism? Aimee Levitt

• That Rick Santorum’s return to the presidential race might have “frothy” implications? Drew Hunt

• About Russian prosecutors’ investigations of grammar Nazis? John Dunlevy