Abby Haglage


Location icon Brooklyn, New York

I am a journalist with five years of experience at a major news organization now freelancing full time.

The Daily Beast
Life in Prison for Selling $20 of Weed

UNCONSCIONABLE On September 5, 2008, Fate Vincent Winslow watched a plainclothes stranger approach him. Homeless and hungry, on a dark street rife with crime, the 41-year-old African American was anxious to make contact, motivated by one singular need: food. Another man, this one white, stood next to Winslow.

Lenny Letter
Water Is Life: Four Months at Standing Rock

AH: All along people have been referring to this as a protest, but you've mentioned the desire to be recognized as "protectors" not "protesters." Why do you feel strongly about that distinction? EW: It is a protection, not a protest. Everything that we do is in protection of the land.

Shape Magazine
How a Trump Administration Could Potentially Affect Women's Health

In the wee hours of the morning after a long, long night (goodbye, a.m. workout), Donald Trump emerged as the winner of the 2016 presidential race. He captured 279 electoral votes beating out Hillary Clinton in a historic race. You likely know the headlines from the real estate mogul's campaign: immigration and tax reform.

The Daily Beast
Hallucinating Away a Heroin Addiction

Vision Quest This 18-year-old is about to begin a three-day, neo-African, sometimes-terrifying, ritualistic trip. Can it help her get clean? It's been 56 hours since Grace Bergere's last shot of heroin-too long. Curled into a fetal position on an outdoor, candle-lit matt in Costa Rica, the 18-year-old trembles in fear.

Glamour cover star Bella Hadid on Fame and Family

Bella Hadid is laughing-something the model, who's usually so serious in photos, actually does a lot. "Don't watch," the 19-year-old shouts to the ­ Glamour crew packing up the remains of her photo shoot. "It'll be better for everyone!" Then, as ­Hadid's favorite song, "Stray Cat Strut," begins, she lets loose-lip-synching the lyrics "Wild stray cat, you're a real gone guy."

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