The journalist Dawn Foster died at the age of 33. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Journalist who earned acclaim as a regular columnist for The Guardian. She also contributed regularly to The Independent, The Nation, and Jacobin as a staff writer.
She grew up in a low-income single-family household in Newport, South Wales.
How did Dawn Foster die?
Foster’s friends and colleagues announced her death on 15 July 2021, at the age of 34. Foster had been discharged from hospital on 9 July and was found in her home, having died suddenly of complications related to her long-term health problems.
None of us are as insulated from poverty as we think.Dawn Foster
Passing a beggar who asks for money causes discomfort – and so it should. The act of facing and acknowledging human suffering and hardship on this scale ought to imprint itself on a society that has such glaring divides in income and comfort.Dawn Foster
That ‘woman becomes a mother’ still makes a headline in 2015 reminds women that, for all their personal and collective achievements, society is still more interested in the limitations of biology, and rapt at the fact that women can – and do – make a wealth of choices about if and how they become a parent.Dawn Foster
Almost all the people I’ve met in temporary accommodation fell behind with their rent because of benefit cuts, or found their landlord was no longer willing to keep them on since their income had been frozen.Dawn Foster
The majority of us don’t do what’s best for us all the time because life is complicated and busy – and creating excuses is so much easier than getting on with the business of wellbeing.Dawn Foster