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The Thrill of Defeat, the Agony of Victory

It’s a well-recognized truth that playing sports brings out the best — and worst — in people. The same can be said about watching sports, and that goes double for me, since I’m both a fan and an athlete. More ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Is Soul Food a Sacrament or a Sin? Next Season on Independent Lens

To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul? Find out in Soul Food Junkies coming next ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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How to Achieve Your Athletic Dreams

Have you ever wondered, after hearing that an old friend is suddenly running marathons or climbing mountains, “Could I do that?” The answer, more often than not, is yes. But achieving an athletic dream in your 50s or beyond...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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The World’s Best and Worst Places to Be a Mom

Transcript GWEN IFILL: We turn now to a new report which ranks the countries where mothers and their children are at the most and the least risk. The international nonprofit Save the Children finds Norway the healthiest for th...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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85-Year-Old Graduates From College, Finds Job

Willadene Zedan is leaving Marian University on Saturday with a bachelor’s degree, academic honors and a job offer. The employment market being what it is for newly minted college graduates, Willadene Zedan would stand ou...
by Michael Cadenhead