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Apryl E. Pooley

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Apryl E. Pooley was raised in Charleston, Illinois--a small, rural college town where she stayed to earn bachelor's and master's degrees from the biological sciences department at Eastern Illinois University. She received her Ph.D. in neuroscience from Michigan State University where she currently researches the effects of traumatic stress on the brain. Apryl began neuroscience research to gain a better understanding of her own life, but what she found was a drive to help other people living with PTSD. A scientist by training, a writer by practice, and an artist by nature, all of Apryl's work is inspired by the drive to make sense of the world around her and to help others do the same.

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Magic: The Ecdysis

Today is the 17-year anniversary of a certain trauma-with-a-capital-T that I won’t rehash here but which I am compelled to conceptualize in terms of magic bugs. I’ve experienced plenty of other traumas before and after this one, and I’m not in the habit of ranking them or shoving pins through their thoraxes to categorically arrange them in a cleanly labeled shadow box. But something about October

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