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Sea turtles and straws: A tale of selective empathy

Selective Empathy

Story by Lily Stephens, Video Editor

October 23, 2019

This summer I was waiting for a friend to meet me for dinner in Kirkland, a suburb of Seattle. As a freshly minted 21 year old, I decided to wait for her in the restaurant's bar. I sat down, ordered a drink, got comfortable and then noticed something I had never seen before, people at the bar were using me...