Will Leitch

Newsletter 176: Walking Children Into School

I’ve decided to start putting some of the best newsletter essays here on Medium, so more people can read them. You’re still better off just subscribing. This one is from September 2019, about walking my children to school every day, something that now feels like an impossible luxury.

  • They hit your hand.
  • You act as if they are so powerful that the force of them hitting your hand has not only propelled it toward the ground, but in fact has also propelled it back up, toward your head.
  • This head smacks you in the face.
  • You stagger backwards, confused by their overwhelming strength.

I write about these tumultuous times 3x a week. Author of five books, including “How Lucky.” NYMag/MLB.. Founder, Deadspin. https://williamfleitch.substack.com