“The training can be pretty miserable. You’re thinking, why are they doing this to me? But when I went to Haiti, it all made sense. If you can put up with the training, a deployment is just another day at the office.” California Sunday Magazine’s Vince Beiser follows California’s Task Force Two as they follow disasters around the world. Meet the the Seal Team Six of disaster aid.

+ “Last winter two bodies were found in Norway and the Netherlands. They were wearing identical wetsuits. The police in three countries were involved in the case, but never managed to identify them. This is the story of who they were.” Anders Fjellberg on The Wetsuitman.

+ I’d be seven years old, and he’d hand me a peach to try. I’d be like, ‘Nah, it’s not good enough.’ The old guy running the stand would be like, ‘Who the f#ck’s this kid?'” In Narratively, Jaclyn Einis tracks the father-son feud that built an empire of food (or at least the Bay Area’s best grocery store.)

+ “This is a story about the most magical, mystical sport on earth, and the East Detroit lifer who improbably became its king. Also, it’s about an art heist.” From ESPN Mag’s Chris Koentges: Believe in Feather Bowling.