Sometimes I convince my colleagues to bare their souls

I’m editing a new series of essays on CNN Living called “First Person” and thus far, I’m gobsmacked by the bravery of the writers and the response from readers. It’s an intense process and I’m grateful for their trust and candor.

Jessica Dunne: “Caught in grief’s riptide

Lisa France: “A fat girl gets naked

Cara Reedy: “My life as a little person