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Society

A fresh look at controversial or popular topics in modern history and culture from those who lived them.

Tested by Fire

Tested by Fire

In the world of humanitarian aid, Medicins Sans Frontiers, a.k.a. Doctors Without Borders, is a bit of an outlaw. Shunning the silence imposed on volunteers by organizations like the Red Cross....

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Teach Freedom-Teaching the Freedom Writers

Teaching the Freedom Writers

Erin Gruwell’s first day of student teaching at Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California didn’t go so well. The desks in her classroom were covered with....

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Dave Barry is Not Taking This Seriously

Dave Barry is Not Taking This Seriously

For Dave Barry, humor writing is not a choice. Fortunately, he’s exceptionally good at it. Over the past thirty years, his tireless efforts to inform his readers about exploding cows, the worst songs ever written and the perils of....

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Spiritual Jihad

Spiritual Jihad

In the early summer of 1984, I piled eagerly into my father’s Subaru station wagon, a buoyant 19-year-old about to make an unorthodox pilgrimage that radically....

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Adsense Test

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