Hi, I’m Kris.

I’ve written for The New York Times, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, Oprah Magazine, Entrepreneur, Wired, Metropolis, and many other outlets.

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Kris Herndon - Writer

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What Boxing Taught Me About Love

I was 32 and living in Washington Heights the year I should have fallen in love. Something else happened instead: A man tried to rape me on my way home from work. It was mid-October, and I was walking in a park near the George Washington Bridge. I had been caught off guard by how quickly darkness fell that evening and was already feeling spooked when I caught sight of a man running through the bushes beside the path.

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