Photos by John Dennehy

The Village That Turns Bombs Into Spoons

April 4, 2016

Four decades after American planes littered Laos with explosives, locals are still uncovering bombs that didn’t detonate—often with grave consequences. But one entrepreneurial enclave has turned the dangerous devices into their greatest resource.

Illustrations by Chris Kindred

Why I Quit the Army

January 29, 2016

As I sank deep into depression, I became overwhelmed by my National Guard duties—and underwhelmed by the military’s mental health support system. Walking away may be against the law, but I just couldn’t take it anymore.