Karly Imus sat on a bus with her 8-year-old son, Sam, on the way to downtown Portland for a walking tour as part of a third-grade field trip. She also had a story to edit. And that story was about a polar bear named Nora.
So Imus, managing producer for trending news at The Oregonian/OregonLive, read one part of the five-part series aloud to Sam.
"He was rapt."
It wasn't short. So she asked if she should keep going, "and he was like yes, yes, keep going."