Sophia Lee

Sophia is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute and University of Southern California graduate. Sophia resides in Los Angeles, Calif., with her husband. Follow her on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

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Broken minds, broken lives

Mental Illness | Millions suffer from mental illness, and their families say they feel abandoned by a failed mental health system and often by churches
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/07/14, 01:00 am

PHOENIX—Some stories of the mentally ill have a happy ending. Most don’t. Medical advances make it possible for many people to function in the world instead of undergoing institutionalization. But many seriously mentally ill people don’t follow prescriptions for a simple reason: They don’t realize they’re ill.

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Netflix

Mitt

Documentary
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/07/14, 01:00 am

Mitt Romney picks up trash and always makes sure the lights are turned off. He good-naturedly lets his wife muss up his hair. He laughs out loud when his sons tackle him in the snow and dab frosting on his face.

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Paramount Pictures & Skydance Productions

Labor Day

Movie
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/07/14, 01:00 am

Labor Day is like any worthy poem: However you feel about it, you’ll feel something. The romantic drama, based on a same-title novel by Joyce Maynard and directed by Jason Reitman, is the kind of film that leaves your heart tingling, your head steaming, and your ears echoing. Like poetry, it awakens all senses to taste, touch, and smell the tiniest details, from the sour stench of sweat stains to the overripe sweetness of yellow peaches.

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