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“This Vanderbilt person is a perfect example,” Beyer says of the “PTSD” afflicting so many in the transgender community.Pressuring Journalists Won’t Protect Transgender People|James Kirchick|January 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Genetically modified crops have been touted as a solution to many of the woes afflicting agriculture.Farmers Turn to Pesticide as Insects Resist Genetically Modified Crops|Daniel Gross|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Exit might give them a nice export boost, relieving some of the crippling unemployment currently afflicting Italian workers.Euro Crisis: Reheated|Megan McArdle|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To be fair, the problems afflicting the Massachusetts GOP are far from unique.Massachusetts Republicans Missing in Action in U.S. Senate Race|John Avlon|February 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
First, it reflects the polarization afflicting the Republican party and its intolerance of dissent.Hagel’s Confirmation Hearings Contentious and Partisan|John Avlon|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The situation à trois thenceforward became, for Tom, an acutely afflicting one.
It was all beyond him somehow, the reversal of rôles so afflicting, tears and laughter so oddly mingled.
It was more than distressing, it was afflicting—the letters tore an established reputation into a thousand pieces.
He as well as Brisset was called in consultation regarding a very serious malady afflicting Raphael de Valentin.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The fear of ceasing to exist, is it more afflicting than the thought of having not always been?Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier