“At that moment, Jorge had before him sufficient evidence to suggest that his life was not what he thought it was.” NYT Mag’s Susan Dominus on two pairs of Colombian identical twins who were separated at birth after a hospital error. This is the story of how they found each other: The Mixed-Up Brothers of Bogotá.

+ “The United States trumpets education as one of its shining successes of the war in Afghanistan.” But a BuzzFeed investigation found that many of the schools touted as successes have never seen a single student. Ghost students. Ghost teachers. Ghost Schools.

+ Esquire: When the End of Human Civilization Is Your Day Job.

+ Since he wrote a book on the Mafia, Roberto Saviano has been on the run. And now he’s taken aim at a new target. The worldwide cocaine trade. From GQ: Why does the mob want to erase this writer?

+ And from Venessa Wong: Everything you don’t know about the real Colonel Sanders.