Sydney Page



Education: McGill University, BA; Columbia University, MS in journalism

Sydney Page is a reporter who writes for The Washington Post’s Inspired Life blog, a collection of stories about humanity. She has been a contributor to The Post since 2018, and has written for the Health section and The Lily. Before joining The Post, Sydney was a writer and video producer at CTV National News and an editor at a Canadian news startup called the Bullet.
Latest from Sydney Page

Identical twin sisters unexpectedly give birth to sons on same day

They had joked about it. They never thought it would actually happen.

May 17, 2022

Upset by book bans, teen starts forbidden book club in small Pa. town

“A lot of the time after I’ve read the book, I’m just like, ‘Why was this even banned?’ ” said teen book club member Bridget Johnson.

May 11, 2022

A third-grade class was stunned with a free ride to college

Students must stay in the Arizona school district to get the gift from a local family foundation.

May 10, 2022

DoorDash driver saves customer’s life during pizza delivery

As she delivered a pizza, Sophia Furtado found her customer unconscious on a driveway

May 5, 2022

A Greek family saved them from Nazis. Now, they found how to thank them.

“Without them, my family wouldn’t have survived the war,” said Josephine Velelli Becker, who lives in Maryland.

April 29, 2022

Black woman named high school valedictorian 38 years after snub

“It was obvious that it had to have something to do with race,” Tracey Meares said.

April 28, 2022

World’s most remote post office is hiring. Penguin counting required.

The position is based in Antarctica. Running water not included.

April 23, 2022

This hair-braiding class for dads is so popular there’s a wait list

“Concentration levels were through the roof,” Annis Waugh said about her class for fathers.

April 21, 2022

Man lost 85 pounds in a bid to get Taco Bell to revive his favorite menu item

Chris Sandberg, who used to weigh nearly 300 pounds, began a TikTok exercise challenge aimed at Taco Bell.

April 20, 2022

A displaced Ukrainian dad asked for Legos for his son. Gifts poured in.

“We left all our Lego in Ukraine,” Igor Sidorov wrote on Facebook. “Help me please!"

April 8, 2022