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Stories with subject: Bipolar disorder
  • Review: 'Infinitely Polar Bear' a love letter to sick dad 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 3:37 pm

    In 1978, when writer-director Maya Forbes was 10 years old, her mother went away to graduate school, leaving Forbes and her little sister in the care of their mentally ill dad. The girls, and even their mom, didn't fully understand his diagnosis of bipolar disorder. Doctors still called it manic-depression in those days.

  • Oregon's 'Rocketguy' rebounding after earthly struggles 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 10:47 am

    BEND, Oregon - Fifteen years after he announced plans to launch himself to the edge of space in a homemade rocket, Bend's Brian Walker remains earthbound.