Author: Natalie

Welcome home, Sarah!

Sarah Murnaghan came home from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia today, two new lungs in place and working. Sarah has cystic fibrosis and has been gravely ill for the last six months. Her story drew national attention when her parents…

A love so strong…

The Ben Folds’ song “The Luckiest” was part of our wedding processional. I love the lyrics, including the unconventional way he explains what true love is: “Next door, there’s an old man, who lived ’til his 90s and one day,…

Kabul Camera

Thanks to the magic of Skype, film maker Tarique Qayumi and I recently talked about returning to his native Afghanistan and creating a TV series unlike anything the country had ever seen. My favorite part of the interview was when…

New gig: legacy.com

I’ve just begun writing for legacy.com. My first posted piece is about a young man named Taylor Loyd. I interviewed Taylor’s mother and father on the day of their son’s funeral. They were gracious and open and patient. I was…

Zip lining, anyone?

Being a hard-hitting journalist, I had to try a zip line before I tried one. And it was great. I can’t wait to get back to Go Ape and I’m definitely planning a trip to Spring Mountain. Rope ladders, Tarzan…