The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Recovery

New York Times writer David Colman discusses being a recovering alcoholic in the age of Facebook. Is anonymity in Alcoholics Anonymous even possible anymore? [NY Times]

On Monday, the United States’ first full face transplant patient went home from the hospital (note to the squeamish: this article contains pictures). [CNN]

For the first time this year, World Press Photo is awarding multimedia in its annual competition. One of the finalists is Blanco, an Italian project that explores blindness around the world. [Time]

After their capture of Bin Laden, the Navy SEALs are officially the United States’ coolest soldiers. [Newsweek]

Someone that’s probably recovering from a great week: the kid in this video. He’s got game! [Youtube]


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