And yet, she has prevailed. Vogue wrote a profile about Badger, two years after her ordeal. Read this when you are feeling hopeless. If she could survive after losing all three of her children and her parents in one night, whatever you're being served is conquerable.
While you're at it: Ariel Levy's piece in last week's New Yorker, Thanksgiving in Mongolia: Adventure and heartbreak at the edge of the earth.