WATCH | MY OCTOPUS TEACHER
This 2020 Netflix Original documentary directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed shows how Craig Foster began free-diving in a cold underwater kelp forest at the tip of South Africa and how a young octopus captured his attention. By visiting her den and tracking her movements every day for months, he won the animal’s trust. Within the film, Foster talks about the impact on his life of his relationship with the octopus. He then discusses the effect of his experience with the octopus on his relationship with his son and his development as a diver.
READ | THE RESIDENCE
The year is 1853. President-elect Franklin Pierce is traveling with his family to Washington, D.C., when tragedy strikes. In an instant, their train runs off the rails, violently flinging passengers about the cabin. When the great iron machine finally comes to rest, the only casualty is the Pierces’ son, Bennie. The loss sends First Lady Jane Pierce into mourning, and casts Franklin’s presidency under a pall of sorrow and grief.
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