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Chynal Lindsey’s Search for an Authentic Life Was Her North Star

Despite painful losses, she clung to her chosen family to stay focused on the future

Chynal Lindsey. Photo via Facebook

Chynal invited members of her chosen family to live with her at the house on Bunker Street, sharing whatever she had with them — meals, money, space, and love.



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Dara T. Mathis

Dara T. Mathis is a parenting writer who is interested in the intersection of parenthood with race and gender. But mostly, she loves a good story.