Photo by Ashley Woo

Photo by Ashley Woo

VIDEO

I've always thought of myself as someone who would be behind the camera, not in front of it. I admit I was nervous when I first teamed up with videographer Shayla Harris for the the New York Times "Life, Interrupted" video series accompanying my column. But it's been an empowering experience to learn to tell stories, both on paper and on video. 

Watch here.