Does anyone have a piece of longform journalism that really stuck with you for a long time after you read it, particularly for being a well-written narrative as opposed to something shocking?

I'm looking for examples of really good non-book-length nonfiction storytelling.

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links to writing about cryptocurrency, racist violence, the midwest 

@eleanorkonik a handful that came to mind:

web.archive.org/web/2021051706

this one does contain shocking things, but i was mostly struck by how clear it made that this all happened in living memory in a real place: theatlantic.com/magazine/archi

this one firmly in "essay" territory rather than journalism:
threepennyreview.com/samples/o

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